Antique sliding brass fireplace trivet with solid rosewood handle and hearts motif. English, circa 1860. This trivet was made to rest on the front of a fireplace fender. It was designed so that one could slide a cooking pot either closer to or farther from the fire, allowing for more or less heat. Measures 15 inches long, 20 inches long when fully extended, 8.5 inches high at front and 3 inches high to the sliding tray, which is 8 inches wide by 6.5 inches deep. Excellent original condition with no repairs. If you wish to browse our entire available inventory please go to OneofaKindAntiques.com. We also offer a consultation service AntiquesConsultant.com, ... as well as an online price guide at TheBestAntiquesPriceGuide.com. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.