Chinese Fire Ball

Collection Type

  • Lighting

GUSN

GUSN-309559

Description

Cork or pumice Chinese Fire Ball fire making device with metal handle made by the Chinese Fire Ball Company in Augusta, Maine.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fire-making and controlling equipment
pumice (volcanic glass)
cork (bark)
wire

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

7 1/2 (H), 1 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of C. Malcom Watkins

Accession Number

2000.2175

Places

Augusta (Kennebec county, Maine)