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1971.677 (RS117687)

Description

Tear-drop shaped body with dovetail-shaped handles; one side has incised and molded circular design around a raised knop; other side of body has small air hole encircled by incised lines; red leather attached to wooden sections; red leather strap for hanging attached to one handle; molded brass nozzle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
leather
wood (plant material)
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
BELLOWS
bellows
Brass
brass (alloy)
leather
Leather
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
21.75 x 9.125 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.677
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5325

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