Squared plinth base with concave sides and squared edges with an uneven gadrooned border. Four ball feet. The stand is domed in the center, enclosing a burner that conforms to the shape of the urn. The whole is surmounted by an urn with four legs with hairy paw feet. The convex lower urn is broadly reeded and surmounted by a slightly concave plain broad band. There are two lion masks with ring handles. Uneven ball finial. Faceted spigot at the lower front. Removable cylindrical heating element plated on the top edge only over the iron.
- Location of origin
- Associated Building
- Used At Rundlet-May House. Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
- Object type
- Food Service T&E
New Hampshire (United States)
- Descriptive terms
feet (animal or human components)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
- 16.75 (H), 10.25 (diameter) (inches)
- Accession Number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Ralph May