Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1830

GUSN

GUSN-11103

Description

Cast brass belted ball finial and turned shaft over iron "arms" with flattened penny shaped grips.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Brass
Iron
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

21 x 2.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.439