Overall: 3 3/4 x 8 3/4 x 8 in. ( 9.5 x 22.2 x 20.3 cm )
written: "foot warmer/from/St. John's Church - 1918/Varick St/N. Y. City/Rec. from wreckers/ - "
Sheet iron foot warmer with sliding drawer that functions as an oil reservoir and wick holder; rectangular, box-shaped foot warmer decorated with pattern of pierced holes and marbleized painting.
This foot warmer was given to the donor by wreckers who demolished St. John's Church on Varick Street in 1918. The warmer may have originally had a fabric cover.
Gift of Philip Corell
LC-17; far view
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