WROUGHT-IRON CRADLE FISHING CRESSET ON POLE, basket-style with one open side and curved shank supported by a wooden handle, shank embossed "CHILLING" and illegible embossing near cage. 19th century. 52" L. Literature: Rushlight, fig. 1-27. Provenance: From the Anne Serra collection, Cuba, NY.
Very good condition, expected rust and light pitting, some minor losses to metal shank at handle, wood with wear and minor losses.