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Rectangular kettle with a flat, inset cover topped by a flattened knop and a mushroom-shaped, flat-strap handle with tubular grip and heart-shaped terminals riveted to the sloped shoulder. Cast, S curve spout with split lip is soft-soldered to the folded vertical seam. Body has one large hole at spout; its shoulder and flat bottom are attached with folded edges. No marks.
Currently not on view
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
overall: 8 3/8 in x 9 7/8 in x 5 in; 21.2725 cm x 25.0825 cm x 12.7 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Data Source
National Museum of American History