Pot, Cast Iron with Tap ; Kenrick, Archibald & Sons; 1870-1900; WY.0000.1141


Pot, Cast Iron with Tap

About this object

This is a Kenrick cast iron pot, known as a fountain. This type of kettle would have hung above a fire as a means to heat water for cooking, washing and for cups of tea.

Established in 1791, Kenrick still operates today and is a major manufacturer of ball castors.


Kenrick, Archibald & Sons

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, Staffordshire, West Bromwich

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, metal, cast iron
inorganic, processed material, copper alloy, brass

Inscription and Marks

Makers mark stamped into bottom: 'A KENRICK & SONS'


h 500 mm x w 240 mm x d 570 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Domestic Life (household chattels, food and drink)

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