Pot

Description:

Two-quart cooking pot on three, semicircular feet with a double-flared lip, bulbous body, and triangular lugs or ears; no handle. Hollow cast with three fillets around body, the lowest one is a horizontal seam; two vertical seams on upper half and single gate mark on bottom exterior. Cast-in marks inside three spaces between fillets read "N\o 1:2QTS. / SAVERY & CO. / PHILADELPHIA" on one side and an "H" on the opposite side, all in raised serif letters.

Maker is iron castings manufacturer Savery & Co. of Philadelphia, PA; founded by Peleg Barrows Savery (1805-1863) in 1838 and succeeded by Barrows, Savery & Co. in 1875.

Date Made: early 19th centuryca 1840-1860

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

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: 1982.0090.39Accession Number: 1982.0090Catalog Number: 1982.0090.39

Object Name: pot

Physical Description: iron, cast (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 in x 8 1/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 20.955 cm x 16.51 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-14be-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_319714

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