Artist:John Gordon RideoutWagner Manufacturing Company
Medium: Magnalite metal, wood
Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. (21 x 27.3 x 25.1 cm)
Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Accession Number: 1998.184
Catalogue Description: Hemispherical, Magnalite metal water kettle with wooden handle; integral short squared spout molded into one side of neck; rounded top of kettle is a separate piece attached to the body, giving the appearance of a removable lid. Handle is an arched, flat piece of wood with rounded edges attached with screws to the "lid" above the spout and to the neck opposite the spout. CONDITION: Fair; scratches, abrasions, and small dings all over metal; evidence of corrosion around spout opening, where "lid" and body are joined, on screws, and inside kettle; small scratches on wooden handle.