Three-legged pot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-8004

Description

Black-painted body rests on splayed "peg" legs. Flat circular body with straight sides flares outward. Flat handle projects from side; underside rounded with triangular support at join to body. Top of handle ribbed with "HP" cast in relief.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pots (containers)
cookware
casting (process)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
Iron
Slip Cast
Painted
POT

Inscription

Cast in relief in top of handle: HP

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

HP (Maker)

Object Type

Food Processing T&E

Dimensions

7.125 x 16.75 (HxW), 8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.718

Places

Probably