Trivet

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1820

GUSN

GUSN-11448

Description

The top of the brass is in the shape of a lyre with bright cut borders. It is raised on a conforming iron frame and three iron legs with flat disc shaped feet, all connected to a turned wood handle held by a brass collar.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trivets
brass (alloy)
iron (metal)
oak (wood)
wrought
Brass
Iron
Oak
Wrought
TRIVET

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

6.75 x 12 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.482