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Fireplace Crane

1971.1037 (RS117985)

Description

Thin squared rod attached to left of fireplace wall by two rings driven into brick; long arm perpendicular to rod, tapers toward upturned end; the crane has a short hook (10.5 cm long) with upturned spearhead end permanently attached by a circular eye (probably not original to the crane).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1849
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
iron (metal)
wrought
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
CRANE, FIREPLACE
firesets
Iron
iron (metal)
wrought
Wrought
Dimensions
1.75 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1037
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
5936

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