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Stair Rod

Description

Thin, circular brass stair rods have steeple-shaped finial ends. Wrapped in brown paper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Inscriptions
A paper tag attached reads: These brass stair rods were given to me by Aunt Mary Comming (?) from 364 Middle St at that time I thought of having some new rods made to copy the old ones but never did so. 11/15(?)/48 Horace Morison. The other side reads: I was return(ing) these to Cous. Ralph at the old house at 364 Middle St. 11/15/48 Horace Morison.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
Object type
Building Component
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
ROD, STAIR
stair carpet holders
Dimensions
0.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1695.1-3
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12554

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