Patent Model - Ash-Sifter

Maker and role
Charles Steel, Patentee
Production date
Mar 07 1882
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Object detail

Pine (visual), steel, brass
8 5/8 x 8 7/8 x 6" (21.9 x 22.5 x 15.2cm)
Steel's improved sifter "is of a class adapted for household use, in which the cinders and ashes are introduced through a removable door in a horizontal cylinder composed of bars adapted to serve as a sifter, and are agitated by the revolution of the cylinder to shake out the ashes while the whole is inclosed in a tight case." (Patent Number 254,720)
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