Toasting Pan


Shallow trapezoidal pan with sliding lid and a long, turned, wooden handle. The fixed pan bottom is riveted to a flat, wrought-iron arm with a vertical, rectangular slot peened through its socket end. The lid, stamped with a raised diamond inside a rectangle, is riveted to a tapering arm with a wide, notched and scrolled end that is inside the other arm's slot; depressing the tapered arm frees it to be pulled and pushed through the slot, thereby sliding the lid backward and forward. No marks.

Date Made: 1825-1875

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.388225Catalog Number: 388225Accession Number: 182022

Object Name: carrier, coaltoaster

Physical Description: iron (pan; lid material)paint (pan; lid material)iron, wrought (arms; ferrule material)wood (handle material)Measurements: overall: 3 in x 25 3/4 in x 6 1/8 in; 7.62 cm x 65.405 cm x 15.5575 cm


Record Id: nmah_309731

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