Vertical Oval Bake Oven Patent Model


Patent model (U.S. Patent No. X4199) of a vertical oval bake oven to be mounted inside a wall, made by Henry Reip of Baltimore, MD, and patented on September 27, 1825; soft soldered and painted black. Flue surrounding oven is fed from firebox below (not included). Interior has two removable shelves and second flue connected to an elbow pipe with damper. Oval plate on door engraved with maker's name and location. Old darkened paper tag tied on with purple wove ribbon is printed and handwritten with patent information and object numbers.

Date Made: 1825-09-27Patent Date: 1825-09-27

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Maryland, Baltimore

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


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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.251508Catalog Number: 251508Accession Number: 48890Patent Number: X4199

Object Name: oven, bake

Physical Description: iron (overall material)tin (overall material)brass (handle, name plate material)paint (exterior finish material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/4 in x 3 3/8 in x 5 3/8 in; 8.255 cm x 8.5725 cm x 13.6525 cm


Record Id: nmah_306473

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