Fireplace tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1775-1820

GUSN

GUSN-4013

Description

Penny pad ends on long straight round shafts terminate in round brass hinge with triple ringed and ripple tipped brass finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
Iron
Brass
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3.125 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.328.1