Berlin Kettle

Berlin Kettle

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Description
Bulging, circular body with plain rim and flat bottom; enameled interior. Wire bail handle is looped through curved-bottom ears on triangular attachment plates. Hollow cast with seam around middle and single gate mark across center of bottom underside; cast-in marks "MARIETTA C. CO. / [PA.]" and "6 QT'" in incuse sans serif letters above and below at perimeter. No cover.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
kettle
date made
ca 1900
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Marietta
place used
United States: California
place acquired
United States: California, Sausalito
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
wire, iron (handle material)
enamel (interior material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/8 in x 8 3/4 in; 15.5575 cm x 22.225 cm
ID Number
DL.64.0925
catalog number
64.0925
accession number
253782
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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