Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1800

GUSN

GUSN-5146

Description

Y-shaped, forged iron pincers, cylindrical brass grip with lemon-shaped finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

34 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.531B