Portable cast iron gas fire with 8 tufted asbestos

Made:
1880-1900 in Warrington

Portable cast iron gas fire with 8 tufted asbestos radiants, whereby t he asbestos held by the firebricks scintillated in the gas flames but the combustion gases were discharged into the room, ornate semicircular shape with rear flue, by T. Fletcher of Warrington, 1880-1900

Details

Category:
Domestic Appliances
Object Number:
1962-334
Materials:
firebricks, fireclay, radiants, asbestos, held by firebricks, whole, iron (cast)
credit:
Parker, J.F.
status:
Permanent collection

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