Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1899

GUSN

GUSN-67324

Description

Ball handle, reel turned shaft, hinged arms

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

29 x 2.5 x 1.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.1213