Teakettle

Description:

Pit-bottom teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in arched ears on its high, rounded shoulder for the flat-arched, forged wire bail handle; three button feet. Stepped and molded cover has a flared rim and scalloped-edge wedge grip. Both pieces are hollow cast: body has a horizontal seam that extends to top of spout and a single gate mark and raised "8" on bottom exterior.

Date Made: 1825-1850ca 1850-1870

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New England

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.64.1002Catalog Number: 64.1002Accession Number: 253788

Object Name: teakettle

Physical Description: iron, cast (kettle, cover material)iron, wrought (handle material)Measurements: overall: 9 3/4 in x 12 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 24.765 cm x 31.115 cm x 21.59 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f4f2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_678244

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