Tea Kettle Trivet
An oak tea kettle trivet, of sleigh-like form. Its center panel is resting on three crossbar dowels, the middle bar extends to a handle that adjusts the tilting mechanism below- this is inbetween two V-tailed sides with one side inscribed. The front top of the trivet has protruding horn-like wooden prongs to support the kettle around the spout, while tipping.
Engraved/incised on the side is: 17 96 [crudely executed].
- Location of origin
- England; Holland
- Associated Building
- Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
- Object type
- Food Service T&E
Possibly England (United Kingdom) [country]
Possibly Holland (Netherlands) [historical region]
- Descriptive terms
- 9 x 7.5 (HxW) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
- Related Items
Title Tea Kettle with Cover Accession number 1991.465 Notes 1991.465 TEA KETTLE Relationship Part of set