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Small, conical coffeepot with a low-domed, hinged lid topped by an ebony urn knop and a bead-decorated, D- or ear-shaped, cast handle soft-soldered opposite the straight, tapered spout at rim and above molded band at base along the vertical folded seam. Lid connects to handle by a small, five-knuckle hinge. Body is decorated on both sides with strapwork medallions and is perforated at spout. Attached bottom with rolled edge and foot ring. No marks.
Currently not on view
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rim material)
ebony (knop material)
overall: 5 1/2 in x 5 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 13.97 cm x 14.2875 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History