Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-5404

Description

Spherical brass finial has two incised rings at center; ring turned handle below; tongs have circular brass ring, from which extend two round iron shafts; these terminate in ovoid plates.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

29.125 x 2.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.728.2