Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1874

GUSN

GUSN-68379

Description

2 long cylin arms hinged @ top; ball- & -steeple handle

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

Dimensions

32.375 x 6.875 x 1.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2098.2