Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-5077

Description

Cylindrical iron tongs, grip matches andirons.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bell metal
iron (metal)
Unidentified Metal
Iron
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

37.125 x 8.125 (HxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.482D