Miniature Burner


Child's Victorian cook stove of cast iron. Consists of square iron box mounted on base, all supported by three flaring, reeded iron legs. Sides have cast foliation. On top are four burnters, three with lids. On back is replaceable stove pipe in two sections. Included with the stove are two spouted kettles, two saucepans, one with lid, one skillet, one kettle with swinging handle and lid and one small iron. Section between front burners can be removed revealing oval burner for flat iron.

Date Made: after 1850

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

Subject: Toys, Cooking

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Daniel Gardner

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.61.1061KCatalog Number: 61.1061KAccession Number: 115031

Object Name: burner lid, miniatureOther Terms: Burner Lid; Toys

Physical Description: iron, cast (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in; 1.27 cm x 7.9375 cm


Record Id: nmah_1459771

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