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Bellows

1971.1253 (RS118048)

Description

Scalloped edged teardrop shape bellows, with ring turned brass air pipe; red leather bags attached to wood with pointed brass tacks, elaborately carved wood with raised floral bouquet, painted black, underside undecorated.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
brass (alloy)
carving (processes)
hardwood
leather
Object type
Temperature Control Device
Descriptive terms
BELLOWS
bellows
Bouquet
Brass
brass (alloy)
Carved
carving (processes)
floral patterns
hardwood
Leather
leather
Unidentified Hardwood
Dimensions
7.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1253
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
6346

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