Teakettle

Teakettle

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Description
Onion-form teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in arched ears for the forged strap bail handle, rectangular in section; three D-section feet. Cover is made of a flat, circular piece of sheet-iron cover nailed to a wooden disk; wooden knob. Kettle is hollow cast with horizontal and vertical seams on body and spout; body with single gate mark on bottom exterior. Raised cast-in mark below back ear has the serif letters "J.CP" between a sunburst above and below, all inside a serrated circle.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teakettle
date made
19th century
ca 1780-1820
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron, cast (pot material)
iron, wrought (pot handle material)
wood (cover material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/8 in x 12 1/2 in x 10 3/8 in; 18.0975 cm x 31.75 cm x 26.3525 cm
ID Number
1982.0090.46
accession number
1982.0090
catalog number
1982.0090.46
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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