Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1768-1799

GUSN

GUSN-17363

Description

Wrought shafts terminating in oval pads. Shafts topped in brass. Circular pivot with incised rings. Elaborate finial has four graduated turned and incised rings; the uppermost turning is octagonal.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29 1/2 x 11 1/8 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1963.388E