Cistern, water; CT77.83

Name/Title

Cistern, water

About this object

Water cistern; a large, cast iron water pot, with a brass tap at the base. Bail handle with hook, over the top opening. This type of vessel was designed to be hung over an open-hearth fire, and was used to store hot water.

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, iron

Technique

cast

Measurements

h 320mm x l 530mm x w 310mm
Large

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, home economics, cookery

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, home economics, building operation and housekeeping

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

CT77.83

Rights

All rights reserved

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