Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1740-1760

GUSN

GUSN-11447

Description

The wrought iron tongs have a belted brass ball finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Brass
Wrought
Tongs, Fireplace

Associated Building

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

Related Items

Title Andiron Accession Number 1991.480
Title Fireplace Shovel Accession Number 1991.481.1

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

20.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.481.2