Pair of Bellows

about 1696


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

57.78 cm (22 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.618

Medium or Technique

Wood

On View

Edward W. and L. Linder Lombard Gallery (Gallery 138A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Furniture

Oak, leather and brass. With two richly carved oak roundels. One side with ‘value’ opening for air iscarved in larger motif than reverse, which is carved in small, repeating moti fs. Handles are oak with hammered brass applied, small sections of which are missing. Some leather remains at top of each handle, possibly for hanging bellows. Elaborately turned and engraved nozzle of brass. Original leather intact between oak roundels.

Inscription

Inscription "Jane Bell, 1696" on brass nozzle.

Credit Line

Harriet J. Bradbury Fund