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Chicken cage handle

Description

Chicken band; cylindrical wooden piece w/ brass wire through center; wire bent upwards at ends like a flexed arm.

Details

Maker
New York Package Handle Co. (Maker)
Date
1880-1920
Inscriptions
Printed label: H.A. HOVEY & CO./ BUTTER, Cheese & Eggs/ [?] Faneuil Hall Market/ BOSTON/ H.A. HOVEY. W.H. HOVEY/ Manufactured by N.Y. Package Handle Co.""
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Artifact Remnant
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
handles
wood (plant material)
WOOD, WORKED
People and organizations
H.A. Hovey & Co.
Dimensions
5.25 x 1.5 (HxW), 0.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3443
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20283

Comments

H.A.Hovey Co #

AvatarPosted by Susan Mead on May 11, 2013
I would love to see a picture of this as my father owned HAH..