Dutch oven

Dutch oven
Dutch oven
Title
Dutch oven
Date 
1790-1810
Medium 
Iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 1/2 x 19 1/4 x 15 3/4 in. ( 29.2 x 48.9 x 40 cm )
Description 
Sheet iron Dutch oven with domed top, hinged door with stamped molding, two handles riveted beneath door and two handles riveted above door, and wrought iron spit.
Credit Line 
Gift of Dr. Adelaide Mills, 1932
Object Number 
1897
Marks 
written: on tag: "Presented by Dr. Adelaide Mills May 26, 1832" written: on tag: "Dutch Oven [underlined]/used by the great aunt of/donor about 1800-1825,/at Stapleton, Staten Island."
Gallery Label 
According to tags found with this object, this Dutch oven was used by the donor's great-aunt about 1800-1825 at Stapleton, Staten Island. It was presented to the Society by Dr. Adelaide Mills on May 26, 1932.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group