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Vertical Oval Bake Oven Patent Model

Vertical Oval Bake Oven Patent Model

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Description
Patent model (U.S. Patent No. X4199) of a vertical oval bake oven to be mounted inside a wall, made by Henry Reip of Baltimore, MD, and patented on September 27, 1825; soft soldered and painted black. Flue surrounding oven is fed from firebox below (not included). Interior has two removable shelves and second flue connected to an elbow pipe with damper. Oval plate on door engraved with maker's name and location. Old darkened paper tag tied on with purple wove ribbon is printed and handwritten with patent information and object numbers.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
oven, bake
Date made
1825-09-27
patent date
1825-09-27
place made
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
brass (handle, name plate material)
paint (exterior finish material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 3 3/8 in x 5 3/8 in; 8.255 cm x 8.5725 cm x 13.6525 cm
ID Number
DL.251508
catalog number
251508
accession number
48890
patent number
X4199
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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