Miniature Teakettle

Description:

Turnip-form teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in ears on its high, rounded shoulder for the arched, wire bail handle; three conical feet. Stepped, molded cover with broken end of a cast-in wire loop handle at center. Both pieces are hollow cast: cover has single gate mark on top; kettle has horizontal and vertical seams on body and spout with single gate mark on bottom exterior. No additional marks.

Date Made: ca 1800-1830

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.388253Catalog Number: 388253Accession Number: 182022

Object Name: teakettle, miniature

Physical Description: iron, cast (pot, cover material)iron, wrought (handle material)Measurements: overall: 3 5/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 9.2075 cm x 16.51 cm x 13.335 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-74e8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_318670

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