Fireplace tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-19990

Description

Pair of tongs, steel w/ brass finial. Hinge of tongs closed w/ hand-wrought bent nail. Finial-ball and ring turned.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

24.5 x 2 x 2.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.577