Teakettle

Description
Turnip-form teakettle with crooked, bellied gooseneck spout and cast-in arched ears on its high, rounded shoulder for the mushroom-shaped, strap bail handle, rectangular in section; three conical feet. Double-stepped, flared cover has a cast-in button knop. Both pieces are hollow cast: cover has a single gate mark on inside; body has a horizontal seam that extends to top of spout and a long, single gate mark on bottom exterior. Cast-in mark on side of shoulder "T. [???]ENT & C\o. (arched) / ALBANY" in raised serif letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teakettle
date made
ca 1830 - 1850
Physical Description
iron, cast (kettle, cover material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 12 5/8 in x 8 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 32.0675 cm x 21.59 cm
place made
United States: New York, Albany
ID Number
1982.0090.32
accession number
1982.0090
catalog number
1982.0090.32
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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