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Kettle

Accession Number

074.2008.1(a-d)

Object Name

Kettle

Created

10/10/2008

Creator

Hermione Cooper

Accession Date

10/10/2008

Brief Description

Metal kettle with removable brass lid. Raffia handle joined to water spout screw by a metal chain. Kettle sits in round base which has 9 ventilation holes. In base there is a removable spirit burner.

Materials

brass, raffia and aluminium

Dimensions

12(h) x 46(circumference) cms.

Number Of Objects

1

Inscription Description

On lid "CORACLE REMOVE SCREWS BEFORE LIGHTING"

Colour

dirty silver, brown

Maker

Coracle

Provenance

Knowing that he was a bit of a collector, Mick Tighe's mother-in-law, Marion Harding, gave him this kettle set as a Christmas present, which just goes to show that not all mother-in-laws are bad!!!

Acquisition Method

Donated by Mick Tighe

Acquisition Date

10/10/2008

Condition Check Date

28/04/2009

Rules

Spectrum : UK Museum documentation standard, V.3.1 2007

Modified

28/04/2009

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