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Coffeepot

Coffeepot

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coffeepot
date made
ca 1900
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Taunton
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
ID Number
1977.0918.64
accession number
1977.0918
catalog number
1977.0918.64
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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