The handle and the fasteners are hand forged wrought iron. A primitively soldered screw lid spout is from brass.
It might have been used for spirits or for water, we can only guess. Circa mid/third quarter of the 19th century, American. 15" tall with handle extended x 10.5" diameter x 6.5 thick. Take a look at the other items we have for sale now. Our items are described with the best of our knowledge and ability.We will be glad to answer all of your questions and provide additional photos and/or information. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items". The seller is "imeon" and is located in this country: US.
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