Sliding tray on stand

Sliding tray on stand
Title
Sliding tray on stand
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 plate 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.
Object Number 
INV.14878
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