Hearth tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-254635

Description

Brass multi-ringed grip with cylindrical top having ball and cap finial. Steel arms with ovoid pincers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tongs
steel (alloy)
brass (alloy)
Tongs, Fireplace

Associated Building

Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

111.1981

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

USA

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

2 5/8 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.316

Places

Possibly