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Water Reservoir

Display: Hearth to Cookstove
Culinary Technique: heat transfer

Date: c. 1850

Location: England

Dimensions: 9" h x 15" w x 12" d

Watch collection donor Mel Mickevic demonstrate this object with
Dean Christopher Koetke, School of Culinary Arts, Kendall College,
and Victoria Matranga, exhibition curator.

This handsome vessel fit around the chimney of a cookstove and provided the cook with a ready supply of hot water at the cooking surface. The half-lid flipped open to fit a ladle. Note the handles, rivets, and folded edges of the handmade ornamental copper container.