Gripping/Piercing Tongs

Object Name: 
Gripping/Piercing Tongs

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Object Name: 
Gripping/Piercing Tongs
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.7.13 Q
Dimensions: 
Overall W: 5.1 cm, L: 17.8 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1880-1920
Primary Description: 
Wood, iron; forged, cut, annealed, polished, turned, drilled. One jaw with serrated interior surface, the other studded with five spokes decreasing in size towards the hinge; slightly curved, parallel handles.
Provenance: 
Walther, Gerhard, Source
1979-09-21
Blaschka, Leopold, Former Collection
Blaschka, Rudolf, Former Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2007-05-18 through 2007-11-25
Changing Exhibitions Gallery