Hiram Washington Hayden patented a design for brass kettles and in 1851 Hayden sold the patent to Waterbury Brass Company.
Hiram Washington Hayden (American, 1819-1904) | Waterbury Brass Company (Waterbury, CT, founded 1845)
Stamped (bottom): H.W. Hayden's / Patent / Dec. 16, 1851. / Extended / Reissued ...24 1870/ Manufactured / by the / Waterbury Brass Co.
Late 19th century
Width 11 Depth 11 Height 7 inches