Jamb Hook

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

ca. 1790

GUSN

GUSN-5411

Description

.1A) C-shaped hook has circular eye-shaped receptacle ending, upon which rests a removable steeple-shaped finial. .1B) opposite end of hook has a stepped rectangular shaft for receiving into holder.

Details

Descriptive Terms

hooks (fasteners)
jambs (opening components)
bell metal
Unidentified Metal
HOOK

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

0.875 x 3.625 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.733.1AB

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