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Franklin stove

1998.1260 (RS23038)

Description

Franklin stove with Gothic decoration; black cast iron with gothic arches, relief molding, pendants; front loading door with handle; reliefs of stars and castles as well.

Details

Maker
A.C. Barstow & Co. (Maker)
Date
1859
Inscriptions
Embossed on front of stove: ""PARLOR FRANKLIN NO. 4 PTD 1852/ A.C. BARSTOW & CO. PROV. R.I.""
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
molding (forming)
relief (sculpture techniques)
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Heating & Cooling Equipment
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
cookware
Gothic Revival
iron (metal)
molding (forming)
relief (sculpture techniques)
Stove, Heating
stoves (heating equipment)
Dimensions
35 x 32 1/2 x 32 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1260
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
18575

Comments

1859 no 4 parlor stove #

AvatarPosted by robin shelburn on January 16, 2015
I have the same stove 1859 barstow and was thinking of selling it would you know what it is worth or if you would be interested 530-941-7169 is my cell thank u

Parlor Stove #

AvatarPosted by Nicole Chalfant - Collection Manager on January 16, 2015
Thank you for your comment.
I would be happy to supply the names of a few appraisers that we have worked with in the past, if you would like to send me an email at: nchalfant@historicnewengland.org.
Sincerely,
Nicole Chalfant
Collection Manager