Sulfur Burner

Small, chevron or broad V-shaped pan with a punchwork-decorated cover enclosing one half of its top and a damaged handle socket riveted to one side. Cover design features five holly-leaf shapes and four pointed ovals bordered by circles. Pan is made of one piece, cut, folded and fastened by a domed rivet at front center. Cover edges are folded over pan to secure in place. No marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
burner, sulfur
date made
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
overall: 2 7/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 5 in; 7.3025 cm x 15.875 cm x 12.7 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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 Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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