Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-2840

Description

Ball finial on ringed, chamfered and notched shaft on tongue with arched shoulder and oval clamps.

Details

Descriptive Terms

steel (alloy)
Steel
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England; USA

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

22.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1299

Places

Possibly
Possibly