Teakettle

Description:

Onion-form teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in arched ears for the mushroom-shaped strap bail handle, rectangular in section; three D-section feet. Low-domed, molded cover with wire loop handle. Both pieces are hollow cast: cover has gate mark on top; kettle has horizontal and vertical seams on body and spout with a single gate mark on bottom exterior. No additional marks.

Date Made: 18th centuryca 1770-1780

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New England

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1977.0275.02Catalog Number: 1977.0275.02Accession Number: 1977.0275

Object Name: teakettle

Physical Description: iron, cast (kettle, cover material)iron, wrought (handle material)Measurements: overall: 7 1/8 in x 12 in x 9 in; 18.0975 cm x 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-fb6a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1455354

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