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Charcoal Stove

Charcoal Stove

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Portable charcoal stove with wire bail handle consisting of a wide-rimmed, tapered cylindrical firebox on a scalloped pedestal base with three flared legs. Low rectangular opening at base of firebox and an incurved-corner, square shelf in pedestal base together form a small hearth. Two, removable, patterned grates, one rests inside the firebox and the other on its rim. Firebox, base and inside grate all have a cast-in, raised "3".
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Object Name
date made
ca 1880
place made
United States
place collected; place used
United States: California, San Francisco
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
overall: 9 3/4 in x 12 3/4 in; 24.765 cm x 32.385 cm
ID Number
catalog 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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