Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1850

GUSN

GUSN-11066

Description

Black, wrought-iron fireplace tongs, the long rounded tongs have flat ends and rounded grips with tall, acorn-like finial at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

16.5 x 2.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.415