Antique Cast Iron Primitive

Bulbous Hanging Kettle

GYPSY POT - c.1850

Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

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DESCRIPTION

A most interesting large antique cast iron hanging kettle or pot found in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania. Quite primitive and handsome in design, it is marked on the base  FE  8.  Made in three sections, the bottom with it's three short splayed legs is joined to the two sides around the lower circumference of the pot and the joins of the three pieces of cast iron can clearly be seen.  There are two horizontal mold marks about 1/3rd from the flared top rim and the base. Rounded ears hold the swing handle.  

Plenty of signs of use and wear but still in excellent condition.

Good and heavy the pot weighs 10-lbs.  -   Holds 2 Gallons

Size:  9-1/2" high to pot rim - 11-1/2" across the ear handles - 13" high with handle fully extended - 10-1/2" across the opening - 32" in circumference

CONDITION

Overall in Excellent Condition.

Rests flat, no wobble.

No breaks, no holes, no leaks.

Shows a handsome patina of age and use

at the hearth with expected heat pitting.




























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