English Late Victorian Brass Mounted Oak Coal Scuttle/Purdonium
English Late Victorian Brass Mounted Oak Coal Scuttle/Purdonium English Late Victorian Brass Mounted Oak Coal Scuttle/Purdonium English Late Victorian Brass Mounted Oak Coal Scuttle/Purdonium English Late Victorian Brass Mounted Oak Coal Scuttle/Purdonium

English Late Victorian Brass Mounted Oak Coal Scuttle/Purdonium

Ref: F-36-0009

Coal scuttles or hod bins were placed near the stove and held a small amount of coal for topping off the fire. This example has a slant front and is hinged lid decorated with incised border and decorative brass corner mounts and opens with a turned knob with brass flower head mount. The top of the hod bin has a turned wooden carrying handle and the interior is lined with metal.

c. 1890
W 13.5 D 17.5 H 16 in.
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