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Cresset. Curved cast iron bars attached to a wood handle with leather strap. Inventory #72. United States, 1780-1820

2015.62.70 (RS222528)

Description

Flaming log holder or cresset. Curved cast iron bars attached to a wood handle with leather strap.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1780-1820
Inscriptions
[Illegivle scrawl - possibly initials - where wood handle meets cast iron.]
Material
iron (metal)
leather
wood (plant material)
Object type
Lighting Equipment; Lighting Holders
Places
United States
Descriptive terms
Cresset
cressets (lighting devices)
iron (metal)
leather
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
54 x 4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2015.62.70
Credit Line
Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust
GUSN
310775

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