Pot

Pot

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Description
Plain pot on three, semicircular feet with a forged bail handle looped around pierced flat-top tabs; tapered sides and rounded bottom. Hollow cast with a low-relief design, placed once on body, of a spreadwing, shield-body eagle, banner in beak facing left, above the raised serif letters "MB", all within a fluted-edge trapezoid; two crossed gate marks on bottom exterior.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pot
date made
1800-1850
19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (kettle material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 7 7/8 in x 11 1/2 in x 9 3/4 in; 20.0025 cm x 29.21 cm x 24.765 cm
ID Number
1982.0090.71
accession number
1982.0090
catalog number
1982.0090.71
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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