Artist American
Title
  • Fire Tongs to Andiron Set
Date ca. 1770
Medium brass and iron
Dimensions Overall: 38 1/16 × 3 3/16 × 1 3/4 inches (96.7 × 8.1 × 4.4 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund
Accession Number 1995.2.4
Department American Art before 1950
On View American: Whitby Hall, Drawing Room W264, Level 2 (see map)
John Walton, Inc. (Jewett City, Connecticut, USA);
1966-1994, William K. duPont (Wilmington, Delaware, USA);
Leigh Keno American Antiques;
1995-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"American Decorative Arts Acquisitions 1985-2005." Bulletin of the DIA 81, 1-2 (2007): p. 69.