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Georgian Spit Jack

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  • £1,550.00
  • €1,821 Euro
  • $1,973 US Dollar

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George III forged iron and steel weight driven spit jack; a decorative front plate with scrolls and a stylised pigs head. The flywheel and handle associated. Southern England circa 1770.
Front plate 11.75 inches high.
A logical development of the lantern clock, the spit jack, so named after the kitchen boy that it was instead of, was usually made by a clockmaker. The purpose, by means of weights and gears, was to turn the meat before the fire in order simply to achieve an even roast.  


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Seller Location

London, London


18th Century & Earlier

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

London, London

Item Location

United Kingdom

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+44 (0)207 7275263

+44 (0)7831 561042

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