Photo of parts of a cast-iron stove: leg, door and grate wrench.

Pieces of a cast-iron cookstove. The large door is hinged and ornately embossed. The curved leg (left) fit into a slot in the base of the stove and is decorated with an animal foot with four toes. The gate wrench was used to shake down coals in the stove.

Betty Biesenthal
Mark Kulas, Amanda Phanenhour, Luke Dickerson
1800 - 1950
Ontario, CANADA
ega-03a, 003. bob-clus-metal, mci-clus-metal
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