Trivet

Description
Cast, shield-shaped trivet with heart-tipped, double-loop handle and symmetrical lyre and pineapple design; three triangular legs. Closed-toe railing along two sides. Underside of one long side struck incuse "S.B.S.", "S.SALISBURY.", and "PROV. R.I.", all in roman letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
trivet
date made
1825 - 1900
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in x 4 in; 3.81 cm x 19.05 cm x 10.16 cm
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
ID Number
1978.0939.036
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.036
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

Comments

Add a comment about this object