Coffeepot

Description
Conical coffeepot with a domed, flared-edge, hinged lid topped by a white circular knop and a two-part, cast, ribbed S curve spout placed perpendicular to a two-part, cast, D- or ear-shaped handle with angular thumbpiece; a horizontal, molded strap assist or lifting handle is soft soldered opposite spout near bottom. Body has irregularly-spaced molded beads and is perforated at spout; it is made in four parts, the sides with two, vertical, folded seams and the spun rounded shoulder and flat copper bottom have folded edges. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
copper (bottom material)
porcelain (knop material)
paint (handle exterior material)
Measurements
overall: 14 1/4 in x 10 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 36.195 cm x 27.305 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
DL.238049.0091
catalog number
238049.0091
accession number
238049
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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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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