hook, pot


Wrought iron trammel. Two interlocked hooks, hung from a lug pole, allow a pot to be lowered or raised above an open fire. Flattened shaft with five circular holes terminating in outturned scrolled hook. Upper hook is inserted into shaft to adjust height above the fire. No mark.

Date Made: 1725 - 1800

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.388215Catalog Number: 388215Accession Number: 182022

Object Name: hook, pot

Physical Description: iron, wrought (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 1/2 in x 15 in x 2 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 38.1 cm x 6.35 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-bd8e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_318737

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