Hanging Kettle

Description:

Square-rimmed, hemispherical bowl on four, close-set, pointed-oval feet with a wire bail handle looped around arched ears extending out and up from rim and a horizontal tab or assist handle cast "2" on top between them. Hollow cast with single gate mark on bottom underside. Thin layer of enameling remains on interior below lip.

Date Made: early 19th century1860 - 1880

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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: 1982.0748.03Catalog Number: 1982.0748.03Accession Number: 1982.0748

Object Name: kettle

Physical Description: iron, cast (overall material)enamel (interior material)iron, wire (handle material)Measurements: overall: 5 1/4 in x 10 1/8 in x 10 1/4 in; 13.335 cm x 25.7175 cm x 26.035 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-47c8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1455422

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