Teakettle

Teakettle

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Description
Onion-form teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in, clipped-corner ears for the double-arched strap bail handle; three D-section feet. Triple-stepped conical cover with empty hole for handle. Both pieces are hollow cast: cover has gate mark on inside; 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
date made
19th century
date kettle made
ca 1780-1820
date cover made
ca 1820-1830
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (pot, cover material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 8 5/8 in x 13 1/8 in x 10 3/4 in; 21.9075 cm x 33.3375 cm x 27.305 cm
ID Number
1982.0090.63
accession number
1982.0090
catalog number
1982.0090.63
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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