Trivet

Description:

Cast, tulip-shaped, leaf-and-scroll-patterned trivet with circle-and-heart handle; three D-section legs. Symmetrical design features three fern or acanthus leaves, the center leaf flanked by fluted scrolls, with a pair of open pointed ovals at base. Cast-in raised roman letter "G" on underside where handle meets body; very faint, cast-in roman letters "E" and "W" at sides. Possible gate mark at center underside. Trivets DL*290448A-B are the same pattern; DL*290448A is an old example, DL*290448B is a reproduction.

Date Made: ca 1850 - 1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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

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Credit Line: Gift of Caroline E. Bates

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.290448ACatalog Number: 290448AAccession Number: 59652

Object Name: trivet

Physical Description: iron, cast (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7/8 in x 6 in x 8 in; 2.2225 cm x 15.24 cm x 20.32 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4609-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_311811

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