Combination Cooking and Parlor Stove Patent Model

Combination Cooking and Parlor Stove Patent Model

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Patent model (U.S. Patent No. 44,833) of a combination cooking and parlor or heating stove, elongated oval in section, on four splayed strap feet; made by John T. Davy and David B. Cox of Troy, NY, and patented on October 25, 1864. Consists of an oven below a firebox with two circular cooking holes that is fitted with a shaking or pivoting grate. Damper at back allows stove to be used alone or with oven. Soft soldered lapped seams. No marks on object, but darkened paper patent tag tied to top plate of stove with white string is printed and handwritten with patent information and object numbers.
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Object Name
stove, parlor
stove, cooking
Date made
patent date
Davy, John T.
Cox, David B.
place made
United States: New York, Troy
associated place
United States: New York, Troy
Physical Description
metal, tin (overall material)
overall: 6 1/2 in x 4 5/8 in x 4 1/8 in; 16.51 cm x 11.7475 cm x 10.4775 cm
ID Number
catalog number
patent number
accession number
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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