Fire tools for basket grate

English
about 1780


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Average length .72

Accession Number

23.619

Medium or Technique

Iron and brass

Out on Loan

On display at Preservation Society of Newport County, Newport, RI, since July 30, 1962

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Metalwork

Fire tools for basket grate 23.616, tongs, shovel and poker.

Provenance

1923, sold by Gill and Reigate, London, to the MFA for $1,480 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: December 6, 1923)

NOTES:
[1] MFA accession numbers 23.612-619, 621-628 were purchased together for $1,480.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund