- Apple Roaster -
Warming Oven -
An antique sheet iron warming oven or apple roaster. Found
here in Berks County Pennsylvania this is from the early 1800's. Meant for
cooking apples and/or warming foods in front of an open hearth fireplace.
This tin reflector oven has one pull out shelf.
Made from tin coated sheet iron, the edges were bent over
a heavy wire for added stability and rounded so there were no sharp edges.
There is a handle at the top made in the same manner, rounded and bent over
heavy wire, the ends pierced through the top of the oven and bent over to
hold the handle securely in place. The removable single shelf rests on two
runners that are riveted to the sides of the oven. There are legs at the
corners in the back of the oven which are also attached with
Shows plenty of evidence of use and wear but still in fine
condition. No breaks in the metal. Rust to both interior and
Size: 13-1/2" across - 10-1/2" high - 7"