Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-50848

Description

Cast brass belted ball and reel turned handle on wrought iron tongs.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

24.25 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.443