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

Dimensions

28.375 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3380.2