Shaker Museum

Tongs, Fireplace

Stove tongs, Sabbathday Lake, ME

Object ID
1958.10557.1
Community
Maine, Sabbathday Lake
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.

Dimensions

18.937 x 2.25 x 0.875 in. (48.0 x 5.8 x 2.3 cm)

Maine, Sabbathday Lake

Maine,  Sabbathday Lake

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