Fireplace tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-20215

Description

Part of set of iron fire tools consisting of shovel, tongs and poker. Panelled ball finials w/ turned handles; shovel w/ openwork design shaped like horse's head.

Details

Descriptive Terms

iron (metal)
Iron
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

28.375 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3380.2