Tea Kettle

Description
Shallow-domed, seamless kettle with bell-shaped, side-hinged lid topped by a button knop and a mushroom- or inverted bell-shaped strap bail handle; straight tapered, soft-soldered lapped-seam spout soft-soldered in place. Spun body has one large hole at spout. Flat bottom with folded edge and foot ring. Handle secured to soft-soldered tabs with. No marks. Vestiges of red paint across body, large amount under handle.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
kettle
date made
1895-1915
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
copper (washers material)
paint (exterior decoration material)
Measurements
overall: 3 7/8 in x 8 1/8 in x 7 1/4 in; 9.8425 cm x 20.6375 cm x 18.415 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*238049.0095
catalog number
238049.0095
accession number
238049
subject
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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