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Waffle Iron

1986.658 (RS24953)

Description

It has a cast base with a pierced wood handle on a "cove" molded circular frame, with spout-like extensions to one side that holds the two part iron. Each half of the iron has a circular center with a cast inscription on top. A four part waffle pattern is on the inner side on the cast stem and a black painted turned wooded handle. The two parts connect, swivel and separate with a hinge at the top.

Details

Maker
Griswold Mfg. Co. (Maker)
Date
1905-1915
Inscriptions
Cast on the top of the base of the handle is: American/No.8/The Griswold Mfg. Co./Erie P.A. U.S.A./886D/Pat'd Dec.1, 1908/885F.
Location of origin
Erie, PA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Pennsylvania (United States)
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
cookware
Iron
iron (metal)
IRON, WAFFLE
Slip Cast
waffle irons
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
16 x 15 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.658
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11640

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