An Early 18th Century Wrought Iron Revolving down-hearth Trivet
An Early 18th Century Wrought Iron Revolving down-hearth Trivet

An Early 18th Century Wrought Iron Revolving down-hearth Trivet

c. 1700 England

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Having a top of seven horizontal scroll-ended bars fixed to a revolving ring, raised on three supports with scroll feet, the tapering handle with hook terminal and strut support punch-decorated with a line of leaves.
In the Middle Ages, food was cooked over open wood fires laid on hearths at or close to floor level. This was known as ‘down-hearth’ cooking.
Length: 51cm (20 inches)
Bibliography: A comparable iron revolving trivet is in Anne of Cleves House in Lewes, Sussex, and is dated to the late 17th/early 18th century.
Dimensions
Diameter 24.00 (9.45 inches)
Stock Code
6031
Medium
Wrought Iron
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