Fireplace tongs

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-308592

Description

Pair of wrought iron fireplace tongs with twisted and beaded handle surmounted by a loop.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tongs
wrought iron (iron alloy)
Accessory, Fireplace
Tongs, Fireplace
Tongs, Fireplace

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

24 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 1 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.461