Kind of where I’m at… nothing like I’ve seen in my research of trade era artifacts but, when your talking home made its tough to say what they produced.Native Americans would often use broken cast iron pots and form arrowheads during the transition where they lost all their technology. That being said I have not seen one with a lobed base.
Associated with the fur trade era up here.A trade point then. Still, it doesn't look like any trade point I've ever seen. I've never heard the term 'kettle point' and I've been in the hobby for some 55 years.
Came out if a field in costal RI that’s produced a lot of stone points over the yearsIf made of lead, no. If of brass, possible. I haven't seen one with a notched base, but it is a possibility. They were (on the East Coast) mainly 17th century items the American Indians made from imported brass kettles and they made the "arrowheads" out of them. What state did it come from and what is the material?
Materials that were used as kettles, parts of keg bands, wagon wheel banding.I don’t know if that is a kettle point, but it could be. These are associated with the Post-Contact transitional end to the Stone Age. The brass kettle in those days could be likened to our modern day plastic bucket.
Good article below:
Having looked at the use of brass kettles over an extended period of time (for they remained in use well into the 19th century), we’ll look at the brass kettle as used by Native Americans who acqui…thehistoricfoodie.wordpress.com