Coal Stove

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-59549

Description

Cast iron coal stove with a figure of George Washington standing on a three-tiered base. Washington is dressed in classic Roman attire and is painted gold. Base is rectangular with rounded corners. Front of base has a raised motif of a sword and tricorn hat. Stove has a hinged door on right side of base and is affixed to the wall.

Details

Descriptive Terms

stoves (heating equipment)
casting (process)
embossing
iron (metal)
Iron
Slip Cast
Embossed
Stove

Associated Person

Washington, George, 1732-1799

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Mott Furnace (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Dimensions

71.5 x 23.5 x 16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.1610

Places

New York state (United States)