Berlin Saucepan and Cover

Description:

Small, bulging, circular body with molded rim, flat bottom, and long wooden handle attached to a tapered socket with heart-shaped pad triple-riveted to body; interior tinned originally. Hollow cast with seam around middle and single gate mark across center of bottom underside; cast-in marks "N\o. 2 / BALDWIN / 1 ½ PINTS" in incuse serif letters on underside. Low-domed cover with bracket strap handle riveted in place and outside edge folded over lapped and riveted collar; "6" or "9" stamped incuse at center inside.

Date Made: 1825 - 1850

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, StourportAssociated Place: United States: Middle Atlantic

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

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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Ivor Cornman

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.62.0237Catalog Number: 62.0237Accession Number: 239502

Object Name: cover, saucepansaucepan

Physical Description: iron, cast (overall material)iron, wrought (socket material)wood (handle material)iron, tinned sheet (cover material)Measurements: overall: 15 5/8 in x 13 1/2 in x 5 in; 39.6875 cm x 34.29 cm x 12.7 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-553b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_318610

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