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Teakettle

1986.799AB (RS24843)

Description

The kettle has a flattened, ovoid chamfer-sided swing handle attached to projecting tabs. It has an slightly domed, circular lid with a brass mushroom-shaped finial. It has sloping shoulders, a tapering, cylindrical base and goose neck spout.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1880
Inscriptions
Impressed on the handle is a circular motif, circling around it is: EXA.MASTER. Some initials in the circle are illegible.
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
copper (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
cookware
Copper
copper (metal)
TEAKETTLE
teakettles
Dimensions
12 x 13 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.799AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
51136

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