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Hot plate

1998.888 (RS23722)

Description

Cast iron hot plate, circular, divided into 6 sections, decorated w/ scrolled cutwork. Backside has 3 ridges along edge and central peg to fit into groove on stove. Plate rests above stove surface to warm. Chrome glaze on edges.

Details

Maker
Possibly Walker & Pratt Manufacturing Co. (Maker)
Date
1850-1880
Inscriptions
Embossed on bottom: ""Simmering Cover W & P MFG. CO.""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
casting (process)
chromium
iron (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
Chrome
chromium
cookware
Iron
iron (metal)
PLATE, HOT
Slip Cast
trivets
Dimensions
0.5 (H), 7.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.888
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19098

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