Hot plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-19098

Description

Cast iron hot plate, circular, divided into 6 sections, decorated w/ scrolled cutwork. Backside has 3 ridges along edge and central peg to fit into groove on stove. Plate rests above stove surface to warm. Chrome glaze on edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

trivets
cookware
casting (process)
chromium
iron (metal)
Iron
Chrome
Slip Cast
PLATE, HOT

Inscription

Embossed on bottom: ""Simmering Cover W & P MFG. CO.""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Possibly Walker & Pratt Manufacturing Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

0.5 (H), 7.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.888

Places

Massachusetts (United States)