Gas fire with 12 tufted asbestos radiants whereby

Made:
1880-1930 in Warrington
maker:
Fletcher Russell and Company Limited

Gas fire with 12 tufted asbestos radiants whereby the asbestos held by the firebricks scintillates in the gas flames, with ornate scrolled square sheet metal surround containing a primitive convector, matt gold effect, fire seems of later date than the radiants, by Fletcher Russell and Co., 1880-1930

Details

Category:
Domestic Appliances
Object Number:
1963-171
Materials:
asbestos, embedded in firebricks, firebricks, fireclay, mild steel sheet, radiants, steel, surround
credit:
British Gas Corporation (London)
status:
Permanent collection

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