Casting Tree of Jaw Harps

Casting Tree of Jaw Harps

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Description
Cast pattern "tree" or cluster of eight jaw harp frames of different sizes and shapes, including a heart shape and a guitar or violin shape. Circular sprue at one end; four gates on both sides of runner. Condition when removed from mold; unfiled edges and rough finish. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
harp, jaw
pattern tree
date made
1800 - 1900
place made
United States
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 5/8 in x 13 1/2 in x 7 5/8 in; 4.1275 cm x 34.29 cm x 19.3675 cm
ID Number
1978.0939.026
accession number
1978.0939
catalog number
1978.0939.026
Credit Line
Gift of John Paul Remensnyder
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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