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Sliding tray on stand

Object Number: 
INV.14878
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 x 17 x 10 in. ( 21 x 43.2 x 25.4 cm )
Description: 
Wrought and cast iron rectangular trivet with star-shaped pierced decoration at center, and attached curved handle with hole in end; tray slides on two iron poles attached to two poles with curved ends. Bracket meant for hanging on a grate.
Gallery Label: 
The curved ends may have served as a hook, and possibly attached to a fireplace.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group