Fireset

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-289092

Description

Fireplace tongs from a set of wrought iron fireplace tools with brass handles, that includes a shovel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
wrought iron (iron alloy)
brass (alloy)
Tongs, Fireplace

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States, New England

Dimensions

33 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.311.2

Related Items

Title Fireplace shovel Accession Number 1958.311.1