An original Picquot Ware stove top kettle, made by Burrage & Boyd of Northampton in the 1950s. It is made out of Magnalium, an alloy of aluminium and magnesium, and has been cast in one piece. The handle is made of polished sycamore. This is a K3 model kettle, designed in 1938 and still retaining a streamlined Art Deco shape. It is in excellent condition.