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Teakettle

Teakettle

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Description
Onion-form teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in arched ears for the mushroom-shaped strap bail handle, rectangular in section; three D-section feet. Low-domed, molded cover with wire loop handle. Both pieces are hollow cast: cover has gate mark on top; kettle has horizontal and vertical seams on body and spout with a single gate mark on bottom exterior. No additional marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teakettle
date made
18th century
ca 1770-1780
place made
United States: New England
Physical Description
iron, cast (kettle, cover material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/8 in x 12 in x 9 in; 18.0975 cm x 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
1977.0275.02
catalog number
1977.0275.02
accession number
1977.0275
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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