Trivet

Description
Cast, shield-shaped trivet with symmetrical, beaded design featuring inward-facing hearts inside scrolls at center bracketed by sunflowers at toe and center of heel along with two more hearts at heel corners; solid handle and three peg legs. Closed railing. No marks. One of two identical trivets, DL*289463A-B.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
trivet
date made
1850 - 1900
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/8 in x 9 3/8 in x 4 1/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 23.8125 cm x 10.4775 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*289463B
catalog number
289463B
accession number
59128
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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