Fireplace tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-20043

Description

One in set of fire tools consisting of shovel, tongs and poker. All w/ turned brass finial at top. Poker's finial is different than shovel and tongs (prob. different set).

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

31 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.286.2