Pot

Pot

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Description
Two-quart cooking pot on three, semicircular feet with a double-flared lip, bulbous body, and triangular lugs or ears; no handle. Hollow cast with three fillets around body, the lowest one is a horizontal seam; two vertical seams on upper half and single gate mark on bottom exterior. Cast-in marks inside three spaces between fillets read "N\o 1:2QTS. / SAVERY & CO. / PHILADELPHIA" on one side and an "H" on the opposite side, all in raised serif letters.
Maker is iron castings manufacturer Savery & Co. of Philadelphia, PA; founded by Peleg Barrows Savery (1805-1863) in 1838 and succeeded by Barrows, Savery & Co. in 1875.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
pot
date made
early 19th century
ca 1840-1860
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 8 1/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 15.24 cm x 20.955 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
1982.0090.39
accession number
1982.0090
catalog number
1982.0090.39
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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