Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-11230

Description

Brass urn-shaped finial on shaped iron stem and rod-like arms with ball and flat round "grasps."

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

25 x 3.25 x 1.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.401