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K724 Washing boiler with cover, iron / enamel, maker unknown, 1920-1930. Click to enlarge.

Washing boiler with cover

Made 1920-1930

Washing boiler with cover, iron / enamel, maker unknown, 1920-1930 Circular shaped iron washing boiler with cover and hollow side loop handles. Rim, handles and lower trim inside boiler finished in black over grey enamel. The rest of interior is grey and the exterior is finished in grey enamel with white specks. Stencilled in black letters on the side of the boiler is the text 'WASHING / BOILER'. The fitted cover is slightly domed with a circular impression on the centre top.

Summary

Object No.

K724

Object Statement

Washing boiler with cover, iron / enamel, maker unknown, 1920-1930

Physical Description

Washing boiler with cover, iron / enamel, maker unknown, 1920-1930

Circular shaped iron washing boiler with cover and hollow side loop handles. Rim, handles and lower trim inside boiler finished in black over grey enamel. The rest of interior is grey and the exterior is finished in grey enamel with white specks. Stencilled in black letters on the side of the boiler is the text 'WASHING / BOILER'. The fitted cover is slightly domed with a circular impression on the centre top.

Marks

Stencilled in black letters on the side of the boiler is the text 'WASHING / BOILER'.

Dimensions

Height

295 mm

Width

460 mm

Production

Made

1920-1930

Notes

This washing boiler was made around 1920-1930.

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1982

Acquisition Date

7 September 1982

Cite this Object

Harvard

Washing boiler with cover 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 January 2020, <https://ma.as/263325>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/263325 |title=Washing boiler with cover |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=28 January 2020 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
This object is currently on display in Collection Gallery 2 at the Museums Discovery Centre.

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