Tea Kettle

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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".
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1900
place made
United States
Physical Description
tinned sheet iron (overall material)
wood (knop material)
black (knop material)
overall: 8 1/8 in x 8 in x 7 in; 20.6375 cm x 20.32 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Estate of John Paul Remensnyder
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History


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