Coffeepot

Description:

Geometric design coffeepot comprised of alternating inverted and upright triangles for the straight tapered, elongated octagonal body and triangles and parallelograms for the base. Conforming, eight-sided pyramidal, hinged lid is topped by an octagonal table-cut diamond finial. Angular C-shape handle, hexagonal in section, has conforming insulator and upper socket. Straight-sided pentagonal spout with triangular opening. Body perforated at spout. Underside of flat bottom is struck incuse "WILCOX QUALITY" above a semicircular mark for "WILCOX S.P.CO. / INTERNATIONAL S.CO." encircling "E P N S" in individual squares; "W.M.MOUNTS" and "1981N" are stamped below and "O" incised to left. From a three-piece coffee service, 1994.0385.01-.03.

Date Made: ca 1925 - 1930

Maker: Wilcox Silver Plate Co.International Silver Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Meriden

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1994.0385.01Catalog Number: 1994.0385.01Accession Number: 1994.0385

Object Name: coffeepot

Physical Description: silver plate (overall material)metal, white (mounts material)ebony (insulator material)plastic (finial material)Measurements: overall: 10 1/2 in x 8 7/8 in x 4 in; 26.67 cm x 22.5425 cm x 10.16 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-e094-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1170357

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