Large BrazierR&R MetalWorks - Small Square Brazier: $60.00

A word about braziers in general:  Braziers are a result of human beings making fire portable.  Moving the fire from the ground to a more usable place or position was the logical way to control and use fire.  Documented use of braziers dates back to the Egyptians.  In the Egyptian book of the dead, there is a hieroglyph of a man in front of his brazier.  Braziers come in all sizes, shapes and material; clay, porcelain, brass, copper, and steel. 

R & R Metalworks features steel braziers, individually hand made by us.  We feature three styles of braziers, square, round and portable fire pits.

Caution: Use Extreme caution when using braziers near combustible surfaces and items.

Specifications:
Made of 16 gauge steel,  
The brazier measures   5 ½ inches square, the fire box is 4 ½ inches deep and the overall height is 8 ½ inches.

Made in the USA. 

This style is a reproduction and an adaptation of a Revolutionary officer’s brazier. (Collector’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of the American Revolution – page 95.) The dog ears have been lowered on this brazier to accommodate more than one pot at a time on the surface. 

This brazier is best suited for a camp of 1 person.

In Colonial times, this brazier had several different uses:

  • It was used at the hearth to keep food warm.
  • To heat wig irons.
  • To warm an officer’s quarters. (With proper ventilation)

CAUTION: We do NOT recommend using this item to warm a living area, due to the production of carbon monoxide.

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