Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1820

GUSN

GUSN-5324

Description

Iron tongs and shovel with brass handles; tongs have turned baluster handle surmounted by a ball finial; shovel has two bulbs in stem and a brass ball finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

2.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.676.2