Kettle

Description:

Rectangular kettle with a flat, inset cover topped by a flattened knop and a mushroom-shaped, flat-strap handle with tubular grip and heart-shaped terminals riveted to the sloped shoulder. Cast, S curve spout with split lip is soft-soldered to the folded vertical seam. Body has one large hole at spout; its shoulder and flat bottom are attached with folded edges. No marks.

Date Made: late 19th or early 20th century

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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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.388252Catalog Number: 388252Accession Number: 182022

Object Name: kettle

Physical Description: iron (overall material)tin (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 3/8 in x 9 7/8 in x 5 in; 21.2725 cm x 25.0825 cm x 12.7 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-4bcf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_309643

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