Americana - Online Online
Sheet Iron Bird Roasting Oven, America, late 18th/early 19th century, the rectangular roasting box on four splayed wire legs with rectangular vent in top, with nine wire bird hooks suspended through top of box, (imperfections), ht. 18 1/4, wd. 18 1/4, dp. 6 in.
Note: See The American Hearth (Binghamton, New York: The Broome County Historical Society, 1976), no. 94.
Provenance: The Howard Roth Collection.
Legs have bowed slightly over time, causing oven to sit unevenly; some discoloration on box interior.
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.