Tea Kettle

Description:

Shallow-domed, seamless kettle with bell-shaped, side-hinged lid topped by a button knop and a mushroom- or inverted bell-shaped strap bail handle; straight tapered, soft-soldered lapped-seam spout soft-soldered in place. Spun body has one large hole at spout. Flat bottom with folded edge and foot ring. Handle secured to soft-soldered tabs with. No marks. Vestiges of red paint across body, large amount under handle.

Date Made: 1895-1915

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: Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.238049.0095Catalog Number: 238049.0095238049.0095Accession Number: 238049

Object Name: kettle

Physical Description: iron (overall material)tin (overall material)copper (washers material)paint (exterior decoration material)Measurements: overall: 3 7/8 in x 8 1/8 in x 7 1/4 in; 9.8425 cm x 20.6375 cm x 18.415 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-007c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_678216

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