You could set the kettle, teapot, or a nice nice cast iron fry pan on it. Has some rust due to age, but it sure makes the teapot have a beautiful reddish rusty metal patina. The items are in good condition for the age. Please look closely at all photos as they are part of the description. Research indicates may be early 1800's or...
Maybe you know more and want to share. Hats off to the craftsman! Measurements are approximate, but close. Kettle 12"h x 10 1/2"w, Approximately 9 lbs.Trivet 2 3/8" h x 11 1/2"w, Approximately 9 lbs. Just a comment & suggestions: All I can say, is the kettle, lid & trivet are special (just my opinion), she is gorgeous! I can only imagine the people that used it and lived around it, an amazing history could be told.
The kettle and trivet are super neat, super cool, unique, beautiful and a fantastic artistic collectors display piece. You may want to display it with the trivet (base, stand) leaning against a wall so you can see the flower underside, and set the kettle next to it, say, maybe on a fireplace, at the cabin, man's cave, ranch, farm, tack room, display cabinet or even at work as a cool doorstop and conversation piece. Nothing eases the work day as a little piece of home in the office. I would love to see it near a kitchen fireplace, to be admired while enjoying a quality meal. Plus, there is always someone who is going to get-r-done.
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Please keep a few things in mind, as we are all human. Condition ratings represent an honest opinion, but are subjective. Cameras and computer monitors may alter density and colors.Plus, there may be reflections or other digital artifacts in the image. So please review any measurements noted. The item "RARE Cast Iron Trivet Base withKettle Antique Tea Pot Collectible Hand Metal Work" is in sale since Wednesday, July 26, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Tea Kettles".
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