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Pit-bottom teakettle with bellied gooseneck spout and cast-in arched ears on its high, rounded shoulder for the strap bail handle, half-round in section. Pivoting, low-domed lid swings on bearing above back ear. Both pieces are hollow cast: body has a horizontal, faceted seam that extends to top of spout and single, long gate mark on bottom exterior; cover has "FOXELL, WOODNORTH & JONES" encircling "TROY, / N.Y." at center, all cast in raised sans serif letters.
Maker is Foxell, Woodnorth & Jones of Troy, NY.
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Object Name
date made
late 19th century
ca 1850-1860
place made
United States: New York, Troy
Physical Description
iron, cast (kettle, lid material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
overall: 7 3/8 in x 13 in x 8 1/4 in; 18.7325 cm x 33.02 cm x 20.955 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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