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

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

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