Teakettle

Teakettle

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Description
Turnip-form, tilting teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout, three D-section feet and three cast-in square ears, two at sides for the arched, forged wire bail handle and one at front bolted with a flat, scrolled-top lever. Low-domed, molded cover has a cast-in wire loop handle and "W W" in raised serif letters. Both pieces are hollow cast: cover has gate mark on top; kettle has horizontal and vertical seams on body and spout with single gate mark on bottom exterior. Lever is stamped incuse "AB[?] (arched)" in serif letters and "2".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teakettle
date made
early 19th century
ca 1800-1830
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (pot, cover material)
iron, wrought (handle, tilting lever material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in x 11 7/8 in x 9 1/4 in; 20.955 cm x 30.1625 cm x 23.495 cm
ID Number
1982.0090.50
accession number
1982.0090
catalog number
1982.0090.50
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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