Spider Pot

Spider Pot

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Description
Skillet or spider on three semicircular legs with a slightly flared lip and an integral, tapered, cylindrical handle; nearly vertical sides and rounded bottom. Hollow cast with single gate mark on bottom exterior. No additional marks. Old paper label is affixed to inside bottom and inscribed in script: "Presented by / Miss Mary Harter, Bloomfield, N.J. / in memory of her sister / Mrs. Sarah Harter Starr / Shipped by O. G. Schaefer, Verona, N.J."
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
spider
date purchased
1818
place purchased
United States: Ohio, Somerset
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 3/4 in x 14 1/2 in x 7 5/8 in; 14.605 cm x 36.83 cm x 19.3675 cm
ID Number
DL.379163
catalog number
379163
accession number
147603
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Harter
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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