Coffeepot

Description
Conical coffeepot with a domed, hinged lid topped by a ribbed-edge knop. Tapered, D- or ear-shaped strap handle is soft-soldered to the body at its wire rim and folded vertical seam opposite the straight tapered spout with flat lip and soft-soldered lapped seam. Raised double bead around upper body; body perforated at spout. Attached flat bottom with folded edge. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coffeepot
date made
1830 - 1880
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims material)
metal, white (knop material)
Measurements
overall: 7 3/4 in x 8 1/8 in x 5 1/4 in; 19.685 cm x 20.6375 cm x 13.335 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*389128
catalog number
389128
accession number
182022
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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