Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1824

GUSN

GUSN-70188

Description

Baluster handle; globular knob; hinged arms; circular ends

Details

Descriptive Terms

brass (alloy)
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Brass
Iron
Slip Cast
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

27.5 x 3 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2480.1