Geometric design coffeepot comprised of alternating inverted and upright triangles for the straight tapered, elongated octagonal body and triangles and parallelograms for the base. Conforming, eight-sided pyramidal, hinged lid is topped by an octagonal table-cut diamond finial. Angular C-shape handle, hexagonal in section, has conforming insulator and upper socket. Straight-sided pentagonal spout with triangular opening. Body perforated at spout. Underside of flat bottom is struck incuse "WILCOX QUALITY" above a semicircular mark for "WILCOX S.P.CO. / INTERNATIONAL S.CO." encircling "E P N S" in individual squares; "W.M.MOUNTS" and "1981N" are stamped below and "O" incised to left. From a three-piece coffee service, 1994.0385.01-.03.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1925 - 1930
Wilcox Silver Plate Co.
International Silver Co.
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
metal, white (mounts material)
ebony (insulator material)
plastic (finial material)
average spatial: 27 cm x 10 cm x 24 cm; 10 5/8 in x 3 15/16 in x 9 7/16 in
overall: 10 1/2 in x 8 7/8 in x 4 in; 26.67 cm x 22.5425 cm x 10.16 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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