Bellows

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1820-1840

GUSN

GUSN-2455

Description

Of "turtle back" form, with the handle and front painted brown and stenciled with leafage and a bowl of fruit. Shades of copper, yellow and pale green pigments are used. It has a brass nozzle, leather sides and a hanging strap.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bellows
brass (alloy)
leather
painting (coating)
stenciling
wood (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
scrolling foliage
fruit bowls
Wood
Brass
Leather
Stenciled
Painted
Fruit Bowl
Foliage
Bellows

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Temperature Control Device

Dimensions

17 1/2 x 7 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.479