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Bed Warmer

1971.772 (RS117764)

Description

Circular straight sided pan with engraved foliage on the overhanging perforated lid attached by a copper hinge to the brass socket into which the turned wood handle inserts.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1800
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
copper (metal)
engraving (printing process)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Copper
copper (metal)
engraving (printing process)
Foliage
foliation (pattern)
pans (containers)
scrolling foliage
Stipple Engraved
WARMER, BED
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.772
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5453

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