Pair of Bellows
Object Place: Europe, England
57.78 cm (22 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Edward W. and L. Linder Lombard Gallery (Gallery 138A)
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 "Jane Bell, 1696" on brass nozzle.
Harriet J. Bradbury Fund