Miniature Teakettle

Miniature Teakettle

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Description
Turnip-form teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in ears on its high, rounded shoulder for the arched, wire bail handle; three conical feet. Stepped, molded cover with broken end of a cast-in wire loop handle at center. Both pieces are hollow cast: cover has single gate mark on top; kettle has horizontal and vertical seams on body and spout with single gate mark on bottom exterior. No additional marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teakettle, miniature
date made
ca 1800-1830
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (pot, cover material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 3 5/8 in x 6 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 9.2075 cm x 16.51 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
DL.388253
catalog number
388253
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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