Cocoa Pot

Wide-ribbed, cylindrical pot with rounded, hinged lid topped by a C-scroll knop and triple C-scroll handle on four scroll feet; engraved "B" in foliate script on one side. Body is open at inset, curved spout with its shoulder continuing across the opening. Cast knop, handle and feet. Underside of rounded-edge, flat bottom is struck incuse at center with circular beehive trademark for "ADELPHI SILVER PLATE CO." bordered by "QUADRUPLE PLATE - / NEW-YORK", and "100(3?)" below.
Maker is Adelphi Silver Plate Co. of New York, NY (factory located in Brooklyn); in business, circa 1890-1915.
Currently not on view
Object Name
pot, cocoa
date made
ca 1890-1915
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
overall: 24.7 cm x 20.7 cm x 9.7 cm; 9 3/4 in x 8 1/8 in x 3 13/16 in
overall: 9 3/4 in x 8 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 24.765 cm x 21.2725 cm x 9.525 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Daughters of Mrs. Alice Pike Barney
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