Teakettle

Description:

Onion-form teakettle with a crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in square ears for the forged wire bail handle; three conical feet. Hollow cast with horizontal and vertical seams on body and spout with a single gate mark on bottom exterior. Cast-in mark below back ear "H:SHAW." in raised serif letters inside a zig-zag bordered oval. No cover.

Date Made: 19th centuryca 1780-1820

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: Estate of John Paul Remensnyder

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0090.40Accession Number: 1982.0090Catalog Number: 1982.0090.40

Object Name: teakettle

Physical Description: iron, cast (pot material)iron, wrought (handle material)Measurements: overall: 6 1/4 in x 12 3/8 in x 8 1/8 in; 15.875 cm x 31.4325 cm x 20.6375 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-38ff-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_319672

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