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Onion-form teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in, clipped-corner ears for the strap bail handle, rectangular in section; three, V-section or notched triangular feet. Stepped and molded cover with empty hole for a handle. Both pieces are hollow cast: cover has a single gate mark on outside; kettle has horizontal and vertical seams on body and spout with single gate mark on bottom exterior. Cast-in mark below back ear "D:SHAW." in raised serif letters inside a zig-zag bordered oval.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1780 - 1820
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (pot, cover material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
overall: 6 5/8 in x 11 7/8 in x 8 5/8 in; 16.8275 cm x 30.1625 cm x 21.9075 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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