Gas Stove

Description
Single-burner gas stove and heater featuring a removable, openwork, domed crown with scroll finial; a vertical, cylindrical shell or casing with a piercework band between two raised beads; and an open-scrollwork base on three, cabriole, strapwork-decorated legs with snake feet; the threaded connector for the supply valve extends out above the back foot. Hole for lighting the pilot light is to left of valve and has a screwed-on, scrolled-edge plaque with "N\o" and "88" in raised letters at its sides.
One of three gas stoves with history of use in Washington, D.C., DL*60.0212A-C. Crowns on DL*60.212 A and B are identical.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
stove, gas
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
steel (body material)
Measurements
overall: 19 1/2 in x 10 1/2 in x 11 1/4 in; 49.53 cm x 26.67 cm x 28.575 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
DL*60.0212B
catalog number
60.0212B
accession number
226327
subject
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Waggaman-Brawner
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