Early 20th c. Cast Iron Coat/Garment Rounder Rolling Rack c.1910
An original japanned (copper flashed) cast iron and steel rounder claw foot garment/coat rack. Manufacturer embossed on the base.
- CREATOR J.R. Palmenberg's & Sons New York.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1910-1920.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Cast Iron, Copper.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Missing all casters which could be added.
- DIMENSIONS H 72 in. W 31 in. D 31 in., Base 23 in. x 23 in.
Japanning is a type of finish that originated as a European imitation of East Asian lacquer work. It was first used on furniture, but was later much used on small items in metal. The word originated in the 17th century.