Cylindrical copper kettle

Titles Cylindrical copper kettle
Description Blackened cylindrical copper trade kettle has riveted, hand-wrought lugs. A bail handle fastens around the lug heads. An applied band 1.5 cm wide is wrapped around the kettle. The lower edge of this band is rolled up. The top edge is rolled down and over the top edge of the rim band. Rim construction and lug location indicates the original presence of a cover no longer extant. Found at the Minnesota and Ontario border at Lac La Croix.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 inches height
9 inches diameter
Nomenclature kettle (vessel)
Materials brass (alloy)
Subjects Collected by: Wheeler, Robert C.
Found at: Lac La Croix, Ontario, Canada
Found at: Lac La Croix, Minnesota, United States
Used for: Archaeology Collection Type Example
Fur trade.
Trade & Industry. Major Industry. Fur Trade
Dates Creation: 1780 - 1900
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collection, Museum Purchase
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 75.1 (Accession Number)

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