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Chinese Fire Ball

2000.2175 (RS222008)

Description

Cork or pumice Chinese Fire Ball fire making device with metal handle made by the Chinese Fire Ball Company in Augusta, Maine.

Details

Maker
unknown
Material
cork (bark)
pumice (volcanic glass)
wire
Object type
Temperature Control Equipment; Firemaking Equipment
Places
Augusta (Kennebec county, Maine)
Descriptive terms
fire-making and controlling equipment
Possibly cork (bark)
Possibly pumice (volcanic glass)
wire
Dimensions
7 1/2 (H), 1 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2000.2175
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcom Watkins
GUSN
309559

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