Crumber

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1861-1870

GUSN

GUSN-64153

Description

Elongated handle with fiddle-head end with incised beaded edge and trefoil terminus. The head is a wide flat rectangular body with one edge cut straight across; the other side is dished or scooped. The interior with stylized (renaissance like anthemia heart shaped scrolls) with stippled round; floral terminus; border of arch and diamond elements.

Details

Descriptive Terms

crumbers
brass (alloy)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
anthemion
Crumber
Brass
Plated
Silver
Anthemion
Crumber

Inscription

Patent 1861/(lion) T.G. (impressed)

Associated Building

Original to Roseland Cottage (Woodstock, Conn.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Maintenance T&E; Housekeeping Equipment

Dimensions

12.75 x 3 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret Carson Holt

Accession Number

1970.824