c1895 Primitive Cast Iron Eccentric Deep Kettle w/Bail Wire Handle & 3 Feet
An antique, c1895, hearth kettle. Made of cast iron with a No.7 on the base. This is a New England style Eccentric deep kettle. The bottom was to drop down into the stove top open eye. Bailed handle. Has 3 legs. Weighs 5lbs. by itself. In excellent condition with period wear and patina consistent with age and use but no serious damage or repairs. Please note the following item specifics:
OVERALL SIZE IN INCHES: 9.25 dia x 6.5 high.
OVERALL CONDITION (SEE SCALE BELOW): C7-Excellent
MATERIAL: Cast Iron
CONDITION GRADING SCALE C10-New, never used. - C9-Mint - C8-Near mint - C7-Excellent - C6-Very good - C5-Good - C4-Fair - C3-Poor
“I WISH I WAS A HOME IN MY NICE HOLE BY THE FIRE, WITH THE KETTLE JUST BEGINNING TO SING!” ~~J.R.R.Tolkien Quote~~