- 18th–19th century
- H. 7 1/4 in. (18.4 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1909
- Accession Number:
High tripod legs raised this skillet above the ashes and coals of the hearth. In addition to the central fire, cooks set aside piles of hot coals and placed tripod-supported vessels over them. This allowed multiple dishes to be cooked simultaneously and at varying temperatures.