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

Dimensions

16.5 x 2.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.415