Fireplace tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1825

GUSN

GUSN-17069

Description

Round clamps; plain steel arms, top portion of brass. Brass hand grip of plain round columnar form surmounted by acorn-shaped finial. Turned and incised rings decorate domed pivot and hand grip.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

30 x 2.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1917.412