Kettle

Description:

Large, tapered oval teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and fixed, mushroom-shaped, strap handle ending in circular pads double riveted to body on its high creased shoulder. Low-domed cover with button knop bolted in place. No marks.

Date Made: 1800-1850

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England

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

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Credit Line: Gift of Joan Pearson Watkins

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.1136.01Accession Number: 1979.1136Catalog Number: 1979.1136.01

Object Name: teakettle

Physical Description: iron, cast (kettle material)iron, wrought (handle material)Measurements: overall: 15 1/4 in x 17 1/8 in x 10 5/8 in; 38.735 cm x 43.4975 cm x 26.9875 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-f8a9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_318669

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