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Object Name Tongs, Round-Lip
Catalog Number 1993.8.321
Maker Atha Tool Company
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Wrought iron
Dimensions H-16.5 W-1.5 D-1.5 inches
Description This pair of tongs has long round arms with a heavy bolt pivot. They have heavy thick jaws, and they gently curve over length and across lips. They are made of wrought iron.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People Atha Tool Company
Subjects Blacksmith shops
Wrought-iron work
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS