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Pit-bottom teakettle with bellied gooseneck spout, single fillet around rounded shoulder and cast-in square ears for the wire bail handle with wooden grip; no feet. Pivoting, double-stepped and flared lid has center wedge grip and swings on bearing beneath back ear. Both pieces are hollow cast: body has a pronounced horizontal seam that extends to top of spout and single, long gate mark on bottom exterior; cover bordered by "JOHN A. GOEWAY / ALBANY N.Y." cast in raised serif letters.
Maker is John A. Goeway of Albany, NY; in business, circa 1861-1879.
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Object Name
date made
late 19th century
ca 1861-1879
place made
United States: New York, Albany
Physical Description
iron, cast (kettle, lid material)
wire, iron (handle material)
wood (handle material)
overall: 7 3/4 in x 13 7/8 in x 9 5/8 in; 19.685 cm x 35.2425 cm x 24.4475 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Estate of John Paul Remensnyder
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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