Tea Kettle

Description
Hemispherical or dome-shaped, seamless kettle with a straight, tapered, folded-seam spout that is soft-soldered and riveted in place and a mushroom- or inverted bell-shaped, strap bail handle that swings on riveted ears; attached bottom with folded edge and foot ring. Low-domed, flared-edge cover has a black, ball-shaped knop. One large hole in the spun body at spout. Back ear is stamped incuse "16".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
kettle
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
tinned sheet iron (overall material)
wood (knop material)
black (knop material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/8 in x 8 in x 7 in; 20.6375 cm x 20.32 cm x 17.78 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
1982.0090.66
accession number
1982.0090
catalog number
1982.0090.66
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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