Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1795-1830

GUSN

GUSN-4061

Description

Steel shaft; bulbous brass ring-turned handle with nipple top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Brass
Steel
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

19.875 x 2.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.368B

Places

Probably