Domed-shoulder, cylindrical coffeepot with a low-domed cover topped by a cast rosette knop and a black-japanned, spurred, D- or ear-shaped, cast handle with conical sockets opposite a cast, ribbed S-curve spout with ball or bead above lip. Body has one vertical folded seam and is perforated at spout; flat bottom has folded edge. No marks.
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Object Name
date made
late 19th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
Britannia (knop; handle; spout material)
pewter (knop; handle; spout material)
overall: 8 3/4 in x 10 5/8 in x 6 1/4 in; 22.225 cm x 26.9875 cm x 15.875 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Hanover
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 Mrs. John H. Murray
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