Fireplace Tongs

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1734-1799

GUSN

GUSN-7729

Description

Brass urn-shaped finial above steel handle. Circular medallion shaped hinged. C-shaped elbows. Steel shaft terminates in disc-shaped pincers.

Details

Descriptive Terms

brass (alloy)
steel (alloy)
Brass
Steel
TONGS, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

26.5 x 3.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.530.1