Coffeepot

Description
Baluster- or pear-shaped, octagonal panel-sided coffeepot with conforming, bell-shaped, hinged lid and straight tapered foot; four panels are engraved with flowers and C scrolls while the two center panels have identical reserves, one bearing the monogram "MAW" in conjoined foliate script and the other a crest of a left-facing bird atop a coronet and heraldic wreath with leaves. Spurred and faceted, S-curve handle pinned into thin insulators and conforming sockets. Faceted, S curve spout engraved on belly. Body perforated at spout. Bottom underside struck "TIFFANY & C\o." and "550 BROADWAY.N-Y" encircling "7833", "G & W" stamped twice, "ENGLISH STERLING / 925-1000", and "13", all in incuse serif letters.
Made by Grosjean & Woodward for Tiffany & Company of New York, NY, 1854-1865.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1854-1865
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
silver (body; lid material)
ivory (insulators material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/4 in x 9 1/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 26.035 cm x 23.495 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
DL.60.1000
catalog number
60.1000
accession number
71656
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
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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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