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.
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Object Name
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
copper (bottom material)
porcelain (knop material)
paint (handle exterior material)
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
place made
United States
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 Kenneth E. Jewett
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