Copper and Wood Bed Warmer, England or America, c. 1701, the round copper warming pan with domed, hinged lid pierced allover and engraved with flower, codfish, date "1701," and calligraphic device, with replaced turned hardwood handle attached to pan by an iron ferrule, (imperfections), lg. 40, dia. 9 1/2 in.
Provenance: The Howard Roth Collection.
Wear associated with long use: many dings and dents to pan (especially on bottom); small loss to copper on lid above hinge.
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