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Title Colonial-style arts & crafts fire starter set made in Hoboken, no date, ca. 1900.
Object Name Fire starter
Catalog Number 2001.011.0001
Collection Hoboken Manufactured Products Collection
Credit Museum Purchase.
Description Arts & Crafts-style colonial fire lighter made by Hoboken W.I. Andiron Co., no date, ca. 1900.

Three-pieces, planished or wrought copper. base, tapered square can with hinged lid with handle; wrought iron handled fire starter with ovoid ceramic head. Manufacturer's oval stamp and pattern name, "Pilgrim", on bottom of base and can.

Base: circa 6-3/4" square x 7/8" high.

Can: 6-1/4" high x 3-3/4" square at bottom tapering to 3" square at top; handle / wall bracket (slotted hole for hanging.)

firestarter: overall 11" long; ceramic end, 2-1/4" diameter x 3-1/2" long.
Date 1900-1920
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1920
Search Terms Hoboken Wrought Iron Andiron Co.
Caption complete, side view
Imagefile 001\20010110001.JPG
Classification Metalworking
Business & Commerce