Metalware

Summary: around 100 items, mainly pewter on display in kitchen plus brass fire dogs in historic rooms.

The objects recorded in the accession registers in the 1970s with object numbers beginning PEW/BRASS are recorded in the Modes database with a Object Identity template name of amuse_METAL. The Modes entries are incomplete and less than 25% have associated digital images.

Most of the pewter items have been used to furnish the kitchen. There are a number of iron or brass fire dogs and fire irons to furnish the fire places in historic rooms. The rest of collection has rarely been on display.


Author: tk - August 2016