Table metal kettle.


This sumptuous table kettle was imported from England and handed down through generations of an upper class Québec family. It shows the refined table manners and lavish meals of the 19th century.

The kettle appears on the following photograph of the Jourdain-Fiset dining room.

Table kettle, ca. 1850
Hawksworth Eyre & Co., Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Silver, 40 x 20.5 x 17 cm
Musée de la civilisation, fonds Jourdain-Fiset – Gabriel Miller. Restored by the Centre de conservation du Québec, 93-2349