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Catalog Number 2012.017.001A-C
Description Green Enamelware Double Boiler, c. 1930s. Double boiler consists of a larger pot (A), a smaller pot (B) to place inside larger pot, and a lid (C). The larger enamel pot (A) is cylindrical in shape with a rounded bottom and narrows to a lip that tapers outward slightly. Long rectangular hollow handle protrudes from side with rounded end. Handle has a hole at end. Outside of pot and handle is painted green and inside has clear coat. The smaller enamel pot (B) is cylindrical in shape with a rounded bottom and a lip that tapers outward slightly. The bottom portion of the pot narrows to a smaller diameter to place inside the larger pot. Long rectangular hollow handle protrudes from raised lip with rounded end. Handle has a hole at end. Outside of pot and handle is painted green and inside has clear coat. Enamel circular lid (C) tapers upward to a rectangular strap handle. Lid has raised lip that tapers outward. Lid is painted green.
Object Name Boiler, Double
Collection 3D - Food Processing & Prep Tools & Equipment
Title Green Enamelware Double Boiler, c. 1930s
Date c. 1930s
Creator Unknown
Role Manufacturer
Inscription Text None.
Dimension Details 8.375 x 12.625 x 6.25 (A); 6.75 x 11.75 x 6 (B); 1.875 x 6 x 6 (C)
Search Terms Cooking
Cooking Equipment
Kitchen
Kitchen Equipment
Kitchen Ware
Pots
Subjects Cookery
Kitchens
Pots & pans