Fireplace tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-18359

Description

Part of fireplace set consisting of shovel, tongs and poker; brass knob top w/ iron shaft. Brass knob diam. 1 1/2". Poker prob. not original to set--finial slightly different.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

No inscription recorded on worksheet.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

28.75 x 2.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.396.2