Back Plate

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1750-1775

GUSN

GUSN-4523

Description

Stamp-cut flat body with wing-like shape surmounted by stylized "bird head" form and terminating in curvilinear drop pendant; six screw holes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

backplates (finish hardware)
brass (alloy)
Chippendale
Brass
Chippendale
PLATE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.813 x 3.125 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.736.2