Cheviot Treasures

 Early Cast Iron Hearth Kettle

$135CAD

Cheviot TreasuresCheviot Treasures is located in Oakville, Ontario
A HEAVY CAST IRON HEARTH KETTLE WITH A LID AND FIXED HANDLE. THE LID BEARS THE IMPRESSED MARK “6” WHILE THE UNDERSIDE OF THE KETTLE HAS A TRIANGLE W/3 SYMBOLS INSIDE (INDECIFERABLE); “8 PINTS” AND “No. 2”. THERE IS ALSO AN ELONGATED LINE WHICH DATES THE KETTLE TO POST 1750. THERE ARE SIGNS OF HAND SHAPING & FILE MARKS FOLLOWING THE CASTING. A GOOD EARLY PIECE DATING FROM THE EARLY 1800’S. CONDITION IS VERY GOOD WITH ONLY ONE INDICATION OF AN EARLIER BREAK WHERE THE HANDLE JOINS THE FRONT OF THE BODY BUT THAT WAS AN EARLY REPAIR & IS NOW ROCK SOLID. APPROX. HEIGHT TO THE TOP OF THE HANDLE:, 11 INCHES.