19th Cent. Folding Brass and Iron “Cat” Fireside Trivet


This brass and iron  "cat" trivet folds into a baton of the three rods. Expandecd and set next to the fire the trivet can hold a pile of plates to become warmed. Most recently it has been a table, with a circular glass top. The rods are each 62 cm long, so the height set up is 50 cm. Probably Mid-Victorian : 1850-1870.


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