Kettle and stand

Description
Turnip-shaped, tilting kettle featuring a fixed handle with black-painted, reverse-baluster grip, gooseneck spout and circular cover topped by a rosette; pairs of prongs at sides fit onto two, cast, T-shaped holders riveted to S curve, scroll- and strapwork supports mounted to a flared circular stand with raised lobes around an integral spirit burner with friction-fit cover and wick at center. Body perforated at spout. Brown finish on kettle and stand. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
kettle
stand, kettle
kettle, tilting
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
metal, white (knop material)
wood (grip material)
paint (overall material)
cotton (wick material)
Measurements
overall: 12 3/4 in x 11 1/2 in x 10 3/4 in; 32.385 cm x 29.21 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
DL*238049.0003
catalog number
238049.0003
accession number
238049
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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