Teakettle

Description:

Onion-form teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in arched ears for the arched strap bail handle, rectangular in section; three D-section feet. Hollow cast with horizontal and vertical seams on body and spout; body with single gate mark on bottom exterior. Cast-in mark on shoulder "SC" in raised serif letters separated by a wheat sheaf motif above a leafy or lobed design. No cover.

Date Made: 1770 - 1800

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United StatesPlace Used: United States: Virginia, New MarketPlace Collected: United States: Virginia, New Market

Subject: BeveragesFood CulturekitchenTea Drinking

Subject:

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: DL.69.0293Catalog Number: 69.0293Accession Number: 280280

Object Name: teakettle

Physical Description: iron, cast (kettle material)iron, wrought (handle material)Measurements: overall: 6 3/8 in x 12 in x 9 1/4 in; 16.1925 cm x 30.48 cm x 23.495 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-4877-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_318677

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