Teakettle

Teakettle

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
Onion-form teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in arched ears for the arched strap bail handle, rectangular in section; three D-section feet. Hollow cast with horizontal and vertical seams on body and spout; body with single gate mark on bottom exterior. Cast-in mark on shoulder "SC" in raised serif letters separated by a wheat sheaf motif above a leafy or lobed design. No cover.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teakettle
date made
1770 - 1800
place made
United States
place used
United States: Virginia, New Market
place collected
United States: Virginia, New Market
Physical Description
iron, cast (kettle material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/8 in x 12 in x 9 1/4 in; 16.1925 cm x 30.48 cm x 23.495 cm
ID Number
DL.69.0293
catalog number
69.0293
accession number
280280
subject
Beverages
Food Culture
kitchen
Tea Drinking
See more items in
Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object