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Trivet

1991.482 (RS21524)

Description

The top of the brass is in the shape of a lyre with bright cut borders. It is raised on a conforming iron frame and three iron legs with flat disc shaped feet, all connected to a turned wood handle held by a brass collar.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
oak (wood)
wrought
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Iron
iron (metal)
Oak
Possibly oak (wood)
TRIVET
trivets
Wrought
wrought
Dimensions
6.75 x 12 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.482
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11448

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