Salter’s ‘Economical’ chimney / spit jack, circa 1870

$240.00 AUD

Interesting Victorian Brass ‘Spit Jack’, containing a clockwork mechanism to rotate an item above a fire, the winding mechanism cover inscribed ‘Salter’s Economical Warranted’.
Circa 1870

33cm

Works! no key, a clock winding key fits

 

-this was suspended in the kitchen fireplace, and the clockwork rotation allowed an even cooking to whatever was suspended beneath!

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