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Pot

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Description
Covered cooking pot on three, semicircular feet with a flared lip, bulbous body and forged bail handle looped around triangular lugs or ears. Pot is hollow cast with four fillets, one around rim and three around body, the lowest one is a horizontal seam; two vertical seams on upper half, circular sprue mark on bottom exterior and cast-in mark of "CARRON" in raised serif letters on side. Domed cover with oval wire loop handle has two, raised, concentric circles or fillets with eight, five-pointed stars in between; single gate mark on underside.
Maker is Carron Co., founded by John Roebuck, Samuel Garbett, William Cadell in 1759 along the Carron River in Falkirk, Scotland.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pot
date made
1760-1830
late 18th-early 19th century
place made
United Kingdom: Scotland, Carron
Physical Description
iron, cast (pot, cover material)
Measurements
overall: 10 in x 10 1/4 in x 9 in; 25.4 cm x 26.035 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
1982.0090.76
accession number
1982.0090
catalog number
1982.0090.76
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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