Fireplace tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-290502

Description

Wrought iron fire tongs with circular brass joint and beaded brass handles.

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

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

33 x 4 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.325