Charcoal-burning portable ornamental box foot warmer

Made:
1750-1850
Charcoal-burning portable ornamental box foot warmer (foot warmer) Charcoal-burning portable ornamental box foot warmer

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Charcoal-burning portable ornamental box foot warmer
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Charcoal-burning portable ornamental box foot warmer, comprising cast iron box with drawer with hollow to contain burning charcoal, on top o f which is mounted a wooden box with ornate geometric carving and perf orations, of type used in Low Countries and Scandinavia, c.1800.

Details

Category:
Domestic Appliances
Object Number:
1962-337
Materials:
base, iron (cast) and top, wood
type:
foot warmer
credit:
Parker, J.F.