Tinderbox

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2249

Description

A: Holder B: Cover C: Damping disc D: Striker E: Flint Cylindrical form with fitted cover centering [?] a candle holder; base has strap finger hold; interior holds damping disc with flat ring handle, flint and "U"-shaped steel striker.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boxes (containers)
steel (alloy)
tin (metal)
Tin
Steel
TINDERBOX

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.262

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

3 1/4 (H), 4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.262A-E