Coffeepot

Description
Conical coffeepot with low-domed, hinged lid and tapered, D- or ear-shaped strap handle soft-soldered perpendicular to the straight, tapered spout. Lid connects to handle by a long, triangular arm ending in a tiny scroll. Body is perforated at spout, and has a molded band below rim and an added triangular piece below its vertical seam. All seams lapped and soft-soldered except for the flat bottom with folded edge. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coffeepot
date made
mid 19th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims material)
Measurements
overall: 7 5/8 in x 6 3/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 19.3675 cm x 16.1925 cm x 13.0175 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*257491.0002
catalog number
257491.0002
accession number
257491
subject
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 Kenneth E. Jewett
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