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  • Collection: Keeping Room

Turn of the century. Four legged. Primitive. Oval plank seat, probably pine. Wide split in seat.

Used by the Riley family at Cherry Hill farmhouse.

Style is that of a gunsmith from upper New York state. Parts of an earlier, full-stock, Kentucky rifle was salvaged for this gun. The barrel might predate the 19th century. The beautiful, Kentucky style, patch box is out of keeping with a…

Used for holding gun powder

Used to pump air to fires

Used to hold logs above the floor of the hearth. They stood on short legs and usually connected with an upright guard, giving them the appearance of a dog. Most were made of wrought iron- also gilded bronze. Plain ones were used in kitchens as…

Made at the Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown, New York.

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Ten prongs.
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