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Teakettle

Teakettle

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Description
Onion-form teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in square ears for the mushroom-shaped 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 below back ear has the raised serif letters "A M." with sunrays above and below, all inside a fluted-edge circle. No cover.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teakettle
date made
ca 1780-1820
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (kettle material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 6 5/8 in x 12 in x 8 3/4 in; 16.8275 cm x 30.48 cm x 22.225 cm
ID Number
1982.0090.44
accession number
1982.0090
catalog number
1982.0090.44
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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