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

Dimensions

30 x 2.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1917.412