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Fireplace Crane

1977.715 (RS117036)

Description

Flat elongated arm tapering to end and terminating in slight curl at tip; set at right angle to circular rod support; diagonal brace intersecting with vertical rod approximately 12" from bottom and with horizontal arm at mid-length; set into two rings of iron imbedded in fireplace.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1750
Associated Building
Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
CRANE, FIREPLACE
firesets
Iron
iron (metal)
wrought
Wrought
Dimensions
41.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.715
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
4480

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