Skillet

Description:

Small, circular skillet with rounded sides and an integral, tapered handle, rectangular in section, that is bent at an angle above rim and ends in a scrolled hanging hook. Forged from a single piece of iron. Top of handle is stamped incuse on shaft "PDKH" in serif letters inside a dotted rectangular surround. No evidence for feet.

Date Made: 19th centuryca 1780-1820

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania

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: 1982.0090.29Accession Number: 1982.0090Catalog Number: 1982.0090.29

Object Name: skillet

Physical Description: iron, wrought (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 5/8 in x 11 3/4 in x 6 3/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 29.845 cm x 16.1925 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-20f2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_319687

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