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