Sliding tray on stand
Overall: 8 1/4 x 17 x 10 in. ( 21 x 43.2 x 25.4 cm )
Wrought and cast iron rectangular trivet 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. Bracket meant for hanging on a grate.
The curved ends may have served as a hook, and possibly attached to a fireplace.
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