Banded-lip pot on three, ribbed feet with a forged bail handle looped around triangular lugs or ears; shallow interior lip, tapered rim and sides and rounded bottom. Hollow cast with a quarter-round bead or fillet below rim and "CARRON" in raised sans serif letters at an angle once on body; circular sprue mark on bottom exterior.

Maker is Carron Co., founded by John Roebuck, Samuel Garbett, William Cadell in 1759 along the Carron River in Falkirk, Scotland.

Date Made: 1760-1830late 18th-early 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: Scotland, CarronUnited Kingdom: England

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Credit Line: Estate of John Paul Remensnyder

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1982.0090.73Accession Number: 1982.0090Catalog Number: 1982.0090.73

Object Name: pot

Physical Description: iron, cast (kettle material)iron, wrought (handle material)Measurements: overall: 6 5/8 in x 9 5/8 in x 8 in; 16.8275 cm x 24.4475 cm x 20.32 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-1c6c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_319703

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