Fireset

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-289564

Description

Fireplace tongs from a set of wrought iron fireplace tools, including shovel. Turned brass handles with ball-shaped finials and two horizontal bands at centers.

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

Dimensions

28 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.237.1

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