San Jancinto Museum of History

FURNISHINGS
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  • TONGS, FIREPLACE

  • CATEGORY: FURNISHINGS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 13 1/4"L x 6 1/2"W
  • DATE MADE:

Description

Black cast iron fireplace tongs. Hinged with spring at top. Square curved claws with five tines each. Claws have open heart-shaped design. Stamped into inside face of each claw "1".


Provenance

Acquired by donor from Ariadne and Marguerite Houston, daughters of Andrew Jackson Houston.

  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Houston, Ariadne, Marguerite Houston, and Andrew Jackson Houston
  • CREDIT LINE: Ladner, Harry


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