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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.
Currently not on view
date made
mid 19th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims material)
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
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
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Data Source
National Museum of American History