Roasting jack

Roasting jack
Title
Roasting jack
Date 
1820-1860
Medium 
Brass, iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 18 x 7 in. ( 45.7 x 17.8 cm )
Description 
Sheet brass roasting jack with cylindrical body and shaft with cast brass handle at top; rotating cast iron wheel and brass key for winding up jack.
Credit Line 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Object Number 
1920.124
Marks 
stamped: on key door: "GEO SALTER & CO/IMPROVED/I WARENTED"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group