1/12 scale Georgian metal & wood Bed warmer
By the 16th century, people were using pans filled with smoldering embers from the fire itself. The brass or copper warming pan hung by the fire. At bedtime, hot fuel was put inside, and the warmer, carried by its long handle, was rushed to the bed and rubbed between the bed linens.
London Chronicle Evening Post, May 19, 1774
"On Monday last the following accident happened at Spalding as an elderly gentleman was going to bed, attended by his servant maid. Near the top of the stairs her foot slipped, when she fell upon the girl who was so terribly burnt by the coal in the warming pan, that she expired in 24 hours."