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H5931 Spit, clockwork, 'Bottle Jack', roasting spit, with key and cast iron balance wheel, metal, England, late 19th century. Click to enlarge.

Clockwork roasting spit

Made
Spit, clockwork, 'Bottle Jack', roasting spit, with key and cast iron balance wheel, England, 19th century (OF) English clockwork 'Roasting Jack' (Late 19th century) 4 3/4" x 31/2" barrel, 7 1/2" spit wheel, slotted & carrying movable rings. Marked Salter with knot and arrow mark (SB).

Summary

Object No.

H5931

Object Statement

Spit, clockwork, 'Bottle Jack', roasting spit, with key and cast iron balance wheel, metal, England, late 19th century

Physical Description

Spit, clockwork, 'Bottle Jack', roasting spit, with key and cast iron balance wheel, England, 19th century (OF) English clockwork 'Roasting Jack' (Late 19th century) 4 3/4" x 31/2" barrel, 7 1/2" spit wheel, slotted & carrying movable rings. Marked Salter with knot and arrow mark (SB).

Production

Made

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1959

Acquisition Date

8 July 1959

Cite this Object

Harvard

Clockwork roasting spit 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 September 2021, <https://ma.as/244745>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/244745 |title=Clockwork roasting spit |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=20 September 2021 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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