- Japanned conical coffeepot with low-domed, hinged lid topped by a small scroll at front. Tapered D- or ear-shaped strap handle is opposite of the straight, tapered, soft-soldered lapped-seam spout; flat bottom with projecting, folded edge. Wire-rimmed body has grooved band near top, an added triangular piece below its vertical folded seam, and is perforated at spout. Vibrant painted decoration features a right-facing, red and yellow, scalloped fanlike flower encircled by shaded or fingered-off fruits of blue, red orange and yellow, all detailed in black and set against an underlying, semitransparent white circle. Yellow brushwork borders rim and covers lid. No marks.
- Attributed to the Harvey Filley Tinshop of Philadelphia, PA, circa 1818-1853.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- ca 1818 - 1853
- place made
- United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Physical Description
- tinned sheet iron (overall material)
- iron wire (rims material)
- asphaltum (exterior decoration material)
- paint (exterior decoration material)
- overall: 9 1/16 in x 9 1/4 in x 6 1/16 in; 23.01875 cm x 23.495 cm x 15.39875 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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