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Food warmer

Description

Pentagonal tin food warmer with black-painted cabriole legs. Body painted yellow with flowers and leaves (?) on door, black rectangular outlines on faceted sides. Brass handles on two vertical sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Possibly
Location of origin
United States
Associated Building
Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
paint (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
paint (coating)
plate warmers
tin (metal)
Warmer, Plate
Dimensions
29 1/2 x 14 1/4 x 11 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1958.318
Credit Line
Bequest of Frances Sortwell
GUSN
290443

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