Food warmer

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-290443

Description

Pentagonal tin food warmer with black-painted cabriole legs. Body painted yellow with flowers and leaves (?) on door, black rectangular outlines on faceted sides. Brass handles on two vertical sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plate warmers
tin (metal)
paint (coating)
Warmer, Plate

Associated Building

Original To Nickels-Sortwell House (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United States

Dimensions

29 1/2 x 14 1/4 x 11 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances Sortwell

Accession Number

1958.318

Date

1800-1850 (Possibly)