Bed Warmer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1760-1800

GUSN

GUSN-4025

Description

Pan-shpaed body with straight sides tapering outward from circular bottom; Slightly domed circular lid with wide brim, hinged with copper rivets; pierced and engraved design of concentric rings, cross-stamped circles and feather-like scrolled decorations; wooden handle with vasi, ring and ball turnings; decorated with dabs of brown paint.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pans (containers)
brass (alloy)
copper (metal)
engraving (printing process)
piercing
turning (shaping process)
wood (plant material)
Brass
Copper
Pierced
Stipple Engraved
Turned
WARMER, BED

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

42.75 (H), 11.125 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.340

Places

possibly
possibly