High Brass and Wrought Iron Spider Trivet


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High Brass and Wrought Iron Spider Trivet from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of High Brass and Wrought Iron Spider Trivet. Contact WHS at info@worthingtonhistory.org to request permission.

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High Brass and Wrought Iron Spider Trivet is realia, with genre furniture. Its dimensions are 11 in x 14 in x 6.5 in.

It was created around 1817-1822.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

The trivet pictured here belonged to Bishop Philander Chase, first rector of St. John Episcopal Church of Worthington. Trivets were useful pieces of cookware during the pioneer period, as most people cooked in a fireplace. An iron pot would be placed on the trivet over the coals in the fireplace, letting the food cook slowly over an extended period of time. Open fireplace cooking required skill and experience, and could also be dangerous to the cook and to children. The trivet pictured here is displayed in the dining room of the Orange Johnson House museum.

It features the person Philander Chase, 1775-1852.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0042.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on November 13, 2001. It was last updated November 17, 2017.