Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1824

GUSN

GUSN-70571

Description

Handle with reel, baluster & conical trngs; pincers with discs

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

28.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.2709.1