Coffeepot

Description
Baluster-shaped coffeepot with tall incurved neck and double-domed, hinged lid topped by a cast grape cluster on an incurved pedestal base with domed circular foot. Applied bands of fasces at rim and laurel leaves at bottom of neck; beading at lid and top and bottom of neck and of base. Additional cast grape clusters and leaves adorn the bases of the S-curve spout and C-curve handle pinned into thin insulators. Body perforated at spout. Maker's mark struck on underside of foot and pattern number and capacity mark on underside of rounded bottom; all marks in incuse serif letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coffeepot
date made
ca 1900
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
onyx (insulators material)
gold (gilding on grape leaf material)
Measurements
overall: 11 7/8 in x 9 3/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 30.1625 cm x 23.8125 cm x 13.0175 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
ID Number
1977.0918.64
accession number
1977.0918
catalog number
1977.0918.64
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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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