Shaker Museum

Tongs, Fireplace

Stove tongs, Sabbathday Lake, ME

Object ID
1958.10557.1
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Description

Wrought iron stove tongs with bean-shaped pads, cylindrical arms that transition to rectangular cross-section circular arcs that become a rectangular cross-section handle containing the knife joint and pivot. The handle transitions to a tapered cylinder with a mushroom finial.

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