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Wrought iron fire-dog ('glavanarnik'), in the form of a goose, made in three pieces: the body, the legs (passed through a slit in the body), and the head with beak and eye hole. Incised decoration on sides of neck.
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Height: 23 centimetres
Length: 31 centimetres (approx)
- Curator's comments
- Text from Eth Doc 1836 (entry 214): This 'glavanarnik' is used for supporting the fire-brands in the open fireplace, letting the air pass under them. It is made of wrought iron with an ornament in the shape of a goose.
Second half of the C19th.
- Not on display
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- Acquisition notes
- Part of a collection of 347 items given by the Bulgarian Committee for Cultural Relations in 1971, together with a full list describing each item, its manufacture and usage (Eth Doc 1836); this information is given under 'Curator's Comment'.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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