Early 20th c. Japanned Coat/Garment Rounder Rolling Rack c.1910
An original cast iron and steel rounder rolling japanned garment/coat rack with double casters. This piece has retained its original finish and is in good condition with appropriate patina for its age.
- CREATOR Unknown.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1910-1920.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Steel, Cast Iron.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS H 78 in. W 30 in. D 30 in. Top Diameter 31 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.