Fireplace tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1833

GUSN

GUSN-17323

Description

Two steel arms terminating in circular clamps; top of arms are brass joined w/ C-scrolls below pivot which has domed cover w/ incised concentric rings. Ball and steeple finial forms hand grip and is decorated w/ turned rings.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Brass
Steel
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

28.25 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Sr.

Accession Number

1955.84