Bouilloire à la fin du XVIIIe siècle (1) - Baroque - Cuivre

Bouilloire à la fin du XVIIIe siècle (1) - Baroque - Cuivre
Allemagne - Fin du XVIIIe siècle

Bread boiler, late 18th Century, Nuremberg/Franken, copper handmade, inside tinned.
Conical body on a stand. Two eyelets are riveted on the side with movable brass ring handles. Curved, hinge-bearing lid, curved ball motif driven in the centre.

Dimensions: Height: 30 cm
Upper diameter: 34 cm
Diameter bottom: 26 cm

Condition: beautiful old-age patina, age-appropriate
Signs of wear

Type of manufacture: Copper, chased and pressed, inside
tinned, brass parts solid, cast.

History: From the 17th to the end of the 19th century,
loaves of bread were hygienically stored
in copper bread kettles.
Copper has a permanent antibacterial effect and
protects against fungal infestation and rotting bacteria.
For this reason, even today,
water pipes are made of copper.
To protect the bread from copper patina,
the bread kettle was tinned inside.

Informations du lot
Nombre d’articles
Bouilloire à la fin du XVIIIe siècle
Période estimée
Fin du XVIIIe siècle
Pays d’origine
Bon état - quelques usures et tâches dues à l’âge
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