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

Dimensions

24.5 x 2 x 2.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.577