Cresset. Curved cast iron bars attached to a wood handle with leather strap. Inventory #72. United States, 1780-1820

Collection Type

  • Lighting

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-310775

Description

Flaming log holder or cresset. Curved cast iron bars attached to a wood handle with leather strap.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cressets (lighting devices)
iron (metal)
wood (plant material)
leather
Cresset
Cresset

Inscription

[Illegivle scrawl - possibly initials - where wood handle meets cast iron.]

Additional Identification Number

1299.70

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Lighting Equipment; Lighting Holders

Dimensions

54 x 4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Joan Pearson Watkins Trust

Accession Number

2015.62.70

Places

United States