Coffeepot

Description
Punchwork-decorated, two-part conical coffeepot on raised, flared foot with a domed, hinged lid topped by a button knop and a crooked gooseneck spout opposite a reinforced, tapered, C-shaped, strap handle. Punched designs include a basket of flowers on each side of upper body and bands of diamonds around lower body and foot. Upper body, lower body and base are made in two parts with vertical folded seams; lid and both parts of spout have soft-soldered lapped seams. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1825-1850
place made
United States: Pennsylvania
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/8 in x 10 1/2 in x 6 3/4 in; 30.7975 cm x 26.67 cm x 17.145 cm
ID Number
DL.391813
catalog number
391813
accession number
71679
Credit Line
Gift of Gertrude D. Webster
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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