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Catalog Number 2013.007.018
Description Stovetop Toaster, n.d. Square metal base with four sides that travel upward in a pyramid shape ending in finished squared top. Inside of pyramid shape is hollow. Four side have two vertical metal wires with an outward bulge at bottom, to lean slices of bread against pyramid walls. Wire attached to bent metal lip on top piece. Four columns of horizontal vents, for toasting, on each of the four sides of the pyramid walls.
Object Name Toaster
Collection 3D - Food Processing & Prep Tools & Equipment
Title Stovetop Toaster, c, 1930-1960
Date c. 1930-1960
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text None.
Provenance Toaster that would be used on a woodburning stove.
Notes "Before the development of the electric toaster, sliced bread was toasted by placing it in a metal frame or on a long-handled toasting-fork and holding it near a fire or over a kitchen grill. Simple utensils for toasting bread over open flames appeared in the early 19th century..." [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toaster#Types 7/22/2015]
Dimensions H-4.875 W-6.5 D-6.5 inches
Search Terms Bandit Built Store
Cavalli Family
Cavalli Bros. Store
Cavalli, Charles
Cavalli, Frank G.
Cavalli, Milton R.
Cooking Equipment
Kitchen
Kitchen Accessories
Kitchen Appliances
Kitchen Equipment
La Honda - Businesses
Toaster
Subjects Appliances
Bread
Cookery
Kitchens
Toasters
Toasting
People Cavalli Family
Cavalli, Charles and Frank
Cavalli, Milton R.