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

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

26.5 x 3.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.530.1