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Teakettle

1971.1615 (RS118302)

Description

Bulbous body on four applied pierced and curving feet. Engraved and repoussed leaf, floral and medallion pattern on the body. S-curved spout. Domed lid with repousse flowers and leaves. Attached flower and vine finial. Scalloped bale handle applied to the top of the body by leaf terminals. Porcelain rings or heat spacers neat the top of the handle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1910
Associated Building
Used At Rundlet-May House. Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
appliqué (technique)
casting (process)
engraving (printing process)
foliation (pattern)
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
nickel (metal)
piercing
plate (material)
porcelain
repoussé
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
New Hampshire (United States)
Descriptive terms
Applied
appliqué (technique)
casting (process)
cookware
engraving (printing process)
Floral
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
Leaf
leaf (metal)
leaf (plant material)
Medallion
Nickel
nickel (metal)
Pierced
piercing
plate (material)
Porcelain
porcelain
Repousse
repoussé
Scalloped
scalloping
Scrolled
scrollwork
Silver
silver (metal)
Slip Cast
Stipple Engraved
TEAKETTLE
teakettles
Dimensions
10 (H), 8 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1615
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
48656

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