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Crumber

1970.824 (RS115613)

Description

Elongated handle with fiddle-head end with incised beaded edge and trefoil terminus. The head is a wide flat rectangular body with one edge cut straight across; the other side is dished or scooped. The interior with stylized (renaissance like anthemia heart shaped scrolls) with stippled round; floral terminus; border of arch and diamond elements.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1861-1870
Inscriptions
Patent 1861/(lion) T.G. (impressed)
Associated Building
Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.).
Material
brass (alloy)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Object type
Maintenance T&E; Housekeeping Equipment
Descriptive terms
Anthemion
anthemion
Brass
brass (alloy)
Crumber
crumbers
Plated
plating (metal coating)
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
12.75 x 3 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1970.824
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Carson Holt
GUSN
64153

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