Kettle

Maker
Unknown Maker
Production date
Circa 1900
Description
This unusual kettle was brought to New Zealand by the donor's mother when she fled from Russia during the 1917 Revolution.

The kettle is brass plated, with a copper bottom and it has a porcelain grip on the handle. The shape is a flattish 'pudding basin' with a raised ring around the base and rim. It has an 'S' shape spout. The handle is distinctive with a looped exaggerated bend, riveted to the body and it folds down.
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Media/Materials
Kettle, brass plated, copper bottom; porcelain grip
Measurements
Height 75mm; diam. base 155mm, rim 75mm
175mm height with handle up.
Production place
Department Collection Type
Credit line
Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1964/8/1