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Pot

Pot

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Description
Cooking pot on three, semicircular feet with a flared lip, bulbous body and forged bail handle looped around triangular lugs or ears; square rim and inner beaded lip. Hollow cast with two fillets around body, the lower one is a horizontal seam; two vertical seams on upper half and single gate mark on bottom exterior. Cast-in mark on side of two concentric circles with "HOWELL WORKS" in raised serif letters placed between them and a raised "2" inside the innermost circle.
Maker is Howell Works, located in present-day Farmingdale, Monmouth County, NJ. Furnace in operation, 1822-1846; business declared bankruptcy in 1850.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pot
date made
1822-1846
place made
United States: New Jersey, Farmingdale
Physical Description
iron, cast (pot material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 5 3/8 in x 7 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 13.6525 cm x 18.415 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
1982.0090.77
accession number
1982.0090
catalog number
1982.0090.77
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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