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Tongs

Object Number: 
INV.3311
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall (extended): 15 x 2 3/4 in. (38.1 x 7 cm) Overall (closed): 4 1/2 x 8 1/4 x 1 in. (11.4 x 21 x 2.5 cm)
Description: 
Wrought iron tongs with extendable middle and flat ends.
Gallery Label: 
These tongs were used to obtain embers from a fire to light a pipe.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group