Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1768-1799

GUSN

GUSN-5197

Description

Simple bulbed finial sits on rounded stem handle; bulbed arms straighten and meet in penny-head pincer grips.

Details

Descriptive Terms

iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.562