Coffeepot

Description:

Baluster-shaped coffeepot with tall incurved neck and double-domed, hinged lid topped by a cast grape cluster on an incurved pedestal base with domed circular foot. Applied bands of fasces at rim and laurel leaves at bottom of neck; beading at lid and top and bottom of neck and of base. Additional cast grape clusters and leaves adorn the bases of the S-curve spout and C-curve handle pinned into thin insulators. Body perforated at spout. Maker's mark struck on underside of foot and pattern number and capacity mark on underside of rounded bottom; all marks in incuse serif letters.

Date Made: ca 1900

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Taunton

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: 1977.0918.64Accession Number: 1977.0918Catalog Number: 1977.0918.64

Object Name: coffeepot

Physical Description: silver plate (overall material)onyx (insulators material)gold (gilding on grape leaf material)Measurements: overall: 11 7/8 in x 9 3/8 in x 5 1/8 in; 30.1625 cm x 23.8125 cm x 13.0175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ecd1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_300678

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