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TONGS FROM A SET OF FIREPLACE TOOLS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The heavy tongs are made like a large pair of scissors. They have closed loops for the handles. The central part is scrolled and connects to two stright column like arms. The tongs are curved inwards and have serrations to grasp.

Object name:
TONGS FROM A SET OF FIREPLACE TOOLS
Made from:
Brass
Made in:
England
Date made:
ca. 1800
Size:
43.2 cm (17 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
14.197.1
Class:
METAL
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973