Teakettle

Teakettle

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Description
Pit-bottom teakettle with crooked gooseneck spout and cast-in arched ears on its high, rounded shoulder for the flat-arched, forged wire bail handle; three button feet. Stepped and molded cover has a flared rim and scalloped-edge wedge grip. Both pieces are hollow cast: body has a horizontal seam that extends to top of spout and a single gate mark and raised "8" on bottom exterior.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
teakettle
date made
1825-1850
ca 1850-1870
place made
United States: New England
Physical Description
iron, cast (kettle, cover material)
iron, wrought (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 9 3/4 in x 12 1/4 in x 8 1/2 in; 24.765 cm x 31.115 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
DL.64.1002
catalog number
64.1002
accession number
253788
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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