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Preserve Kettle or Sap Bucket

Preserve Kettle or Sap Bucket

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Flared, circular pail with wire bail handle; exterior painted a rust color. Made in three parts: two sides with folded vertical seams and flat bottom with folded edge. Handle ends are looped through pierced ears or tabs riveted at the seams beneath the wire-rolled rim. No marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rim; handle material)
paint (exterior material)
overall: 6 1/4 in x 12 5/8 in; 15.875 cm x 32.0675 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Anonymous Gift
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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