Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1899

GUSN

GUSN-7608

Description

Molded brass handle above circular domed medial hinge. Cylindrical wrought arm shafts with shoulders terminate in flat round pincers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
molding (forming)
wrought
Brass
Iron
Wrought
Molded
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

22 x 2.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.756