Pot

Pot

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Description
Large, shallow-belly cooking pot with wide angled rim, tapered triangular-section curved ears, and three fillets (all around body) on three, heavily fire-eroded, triangular-section legs. Hollow cast in a three-part mold with two parallel gate marks on bottom underside. No other marks. Together with a pair of pot tongs having two hooked-end curved arms hinged with pin that attach to the ears for hanging and carrying.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pot
pothook
date made
1820 - 1830
place made
United States: Virginia
United States: Maryland
place collected; place used
United States: Maryland
United States: Virginia
Physical Description
iron, cast (pot material)
iron, wrought (tongs material)
Measurements
overall: 11 1/8 in x 18 1/4 in; 28.2575 cm x 46.355 cm
ID Number
DL.64.0108
catalog number
64.0108
accession number
251851
Credit Line
Gift of Ferdinand Beckert
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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