Antique Colonial Period Open
'HOLE & ROD
Primitive Pennsylvania Forged
Early to Mid
A handsome and very heavy early open hearth fireplace trammel
from America's Colonial Era, early to mid 1700's.
This one can be extended to a full
Fine well fashioned Hole & Rod type trammel. The 'hole
bar' has a handsome undulating shape along the sides, you can feel the
blacksmiths hammer strikes to form this beautiful shape. Extremely heavy
and thick the bar measures 18" long, 2" across and is 1/4" thick. Good deep
curve at the top to hang over the lug pole and it has 7 holes to accept the
rod along with the wide loop opening at the bottom.
The rod is equally heavy and well made with a good 'hook'
at the top and a deep curled over curve at the bottom to hold even the heaviest
of kettles. It measures 18" long and the hook at the bottom is 1-3/4"
Good and heavy and sturdy and strong in perfect working
Size: Fully Extended it is 31" long - closes down to
Weighs over 5 lbs.
Overall in Excellent
Shows good evidence of use at the
Still strong and