Spider Skillet


Spider or circular skillet on three, tall legs, rectangular in section, that are triple-riveted to sides. Skillet is forged from a single piece of iron with rounded sides, flat bottom and an integral, long, tapered handle, rectangular in section, that is bent at an angle above rim and ends in a rattail loop. Top of handle shaft with partially legible stamp "WALKER & C\o" in incuse serif letters inside a rectangular surround.

Date Made: 19th centuryca 1790-1840

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania

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Credit Line: Estate of John Paul Remensnyder

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0090.20Accession Number: 1982.0090Catalog Number: 1982.0090.20

Object Name: spider

Physical Description: iron, wrought (overall material)Measurements: overall: 20 7/8 in x 31 3/4 in x 13 1/2 in; 53.0225 cm x 80.645 cm x 34.29 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-f7e6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_319661

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