Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1849

GUSN

GUSN-70323

Description

Cast hndl; bell, ovoid shps; 2 hngd cylindrical shafts; flt circular ends

Details

Descriptive Terms

brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
metal
Unidentified Metal
Steel
Brass
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

35.75 x 14.75 x 1.625 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2232.2