Coffeepot

Description
Cylindrical, dome-shouldered coffeepot with flat-domed, flared-edge cover topped by cast rosette knop. Spurred S-scroll, cast handle has conical sockets soft-soldered at the vertical, folded seam of the one-piece body. Straight, tapered spout with soft-soldered lapped seam is attached near bottom. Body is incised with three lines near middle and perforated at spout. Traces of black japanning or enamel on knop and handle. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coffeepot
date made
early 20th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Britannia or pewter (handle; knop material)
enamel (handle, knop material)
Measurements
overall: 9 3/8 in x 13 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 23.8125 cm x 33.655 cm x 15.875 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
DL*238049.0002
catalog number
238049.0002
accession number
238049
See more items in
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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