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Coffeepot

Coffeepot

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Description
Ovoid octagonal or panel-sided coffeepot on four cast, scrolled feet with conforming, flared, hinged lid topped by rosette knop; spurred, D- or ear-shaped handle with scrolled sockets on stepped oval attachments; and cast, scroll-decorated S-curve spout with split lip. Body perforated at spout. Knop and handle japanned black. Concave bottom has rectangular mark on inside and is stamped incuse on underside with maker's and pattern marks.
Maker is Smith & Feltman of Albany, NY (1849-1852); specialized in Britannia wares.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coffeepot
date made
1849-1852
place made
United States: New York, Albany
Physical Description
Britannia (overall material)
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/4 in x 11 7/8 in x 5 1/4 in; 26.035 cm x 30.1625 cm x 13.335 cm
ID Number
DL.311713
catalog number
311713
accession number
64443
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Elizabeth S. Stevens
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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