Lamp Stove

Consists of a wire-rimmed, inverted conical cup with pinched lip soldered to the inset, raised bottom of a perforated, cylindrical base. Hinges for the arched strap handle and flat lid with rosette knop are opposite one another and perpendicular to lip; handle can fold inside the cup or on top of lid when in use to prevent it from getting hot. Vertical folded seam. Riveted construction. No marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lamp stove
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
iron wire (rims material)
Britannia (knop material)
overall: 10 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 4 7/8 in; 26.67 cm x 11.43 cm x 12.3825 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 Kenneth E. Jewett
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