Revolving Broiler


From Henry Whitfield State Museum

Date manufactured/created
18th century
Description
Used in hearth cooking, broilers were placed on the fireplace floor over a pile of hot coals. A pot, skillet, or kettle was placed on top. This example, made of wrought iron in New England in the 1700s, also revolves.
Dimensions
13.5 in L
Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Credit Line
Received from Mrs. Samuel M. Cornell in 1902
Accession/ID number
HW1902.119