Foot Warmer

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1780-1810

GUSN

GUSN-2737

Description

Square form with an overhanging top with a bent wire handle on a dovetailed box with a projecting base. All sides and the top are pierced with circular holes. One side and a portion of top lifts to reveal a circular tin dish within.

Details

Descriptive Terms

heat-distributing units
dovetail joints
walnut (wood)
walnut (wood)
Walnut
Dovetail
WARMER, FOOT

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

6.5 x 8.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1179