Rare early cast iron bake oven door - liberally decorated with Adams fans both in the corners & in the centre, with wrought iron drop bar latch and small air regulating door at the centre. Found northern New York. Late 18th century. Excellent condition - no chips or cracks on face.
Measurements: Exterior 17" w x 14 1/2" h
Interior 15 1/4" w x 12 1/4" h
Reference: Schiffer, H., P., & N. - "Antique Iron", p. 214, figure C for virtually identical example from foundry in Portland, Maine.
If you are restoring or constructing a fireplace and/or bake oven, this is a rare and attractive piece to complete your project.