Kettle

Kettle

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Description
Cooking pot on three, triangular feet with a flared lip, bulbous body and forged bail handle looped around triangular lugs or ears. Flat cover with high arched handle riveted in place. Pot is hollow cast with three fillets, one around lip and two around body, the lowest one is a horizontal seam; two vertical seams on upper half and single gate mark on bottom exterior. No other marks on pot or cover.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pot
Date made
1700-1775
date made
1770-1850
place made
United States: New England
Physical Description
iron, cast (pot material)
iron, wrought (cover material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/8 in x 6 7/8 in x 6 1/8 in; 15.5575 cm x 17.4625 cm x 15.5575 cm
ID Number
DL.388257
catalog number
388257
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
American Revolution
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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