Fire carrier

Object Number: 
1930.69
Date: 
1770-1830
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 × 5 1/2 × 17 3/4 in. (15.2 × 14 × 45.1 cm)
Description: 
Box-shaped pan of sheet iron with canted nose, top hinged lid pierced with round holes forming five-pointed star, brass finial; wrought iron stump handle with curling terminal.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Provenance: 
Purchased from C. W. Ives, New Haven, CT.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group