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Berlin Saucepan

Berlin Saucepan

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Bulging, circular body with plain rim, flat bottom, and tapered tubular handle with fluted-dome cap fitted into an integrally cast socket; tinned interior. Hollow cast with seam around middle; incuse cast-in marks on bottom underside include a diamond- or lozenge-shaped registry mark at center, "T. HOLCROFT & SONS" at perimeter above and "N\o. 5 / 4 PINTS" below, all in sans serif letters. No gate mark visible. With cover, 1979.0727.02.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1880-1910
place made
United Kingdom: England, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton
place used
United States: Massachusetts, Cape Cod
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
tin (interior material)
steel, sheet (handle material)
overall: 10 1/8 in x 14 1/4 in x 6 in; 25.7175 cm x 36.195 cm x 15.24 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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