Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1850

GUSN

GUSN-63414

Description

2part cast hndl. with beehive finial & rings; round flat pincers

Details

Descriptive Terms

brass (alloy)
casting (process)
steel (alloy)
Brass
Steel
Slip Cast
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

P1026.4

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

31.625 x 2.5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1987.900.4