Fireplace Crane

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1849

GUSN

GUSN-5936

Description

Thin squared rod attached to left of fireplace wall by two rings driven into brick; long arm perpendicular to rod, tapers toward upturned end; the crane has a short hook (10.5 cm long) with upturned spearhead end permanently attached by a circular eye (probably not original to the crane).

Details

Descriptive Terms

firesets
iron (metal)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
CRANE, FIREPLACE

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1.75 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1037