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Toaster

Object Number: 
1934.141
Date: 
1750-1800
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 3/8 x 13 7/8 x 3 in. ( 13.7 x 35.2 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Wrought iron toaster with two sets of four semi-circular loops attached to a rectangular stand on four feet with vertical loop handle in center and pierced hole in top of handle.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor, this toaster belonged to his grandfather, Samuel Jones, A.M. D.D. (1737-1811), near Philadelphia.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group