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Object Name Tongs, Fireplace
Catalog Number 1993.8.128
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Wrought iron
Dimensions H-23.25 W-2.375 D-1.5 inches
Description This is a pair wrought iron tongs. The pivot is close to the jaws. The long round handles end in balls. The curved jaws end in bowl-like round tips which close flat.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Wrought-iron work
Fire
Fireplaces
Hearths
Search Terms Fireplaces
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS