- Japanned conical coffeepot with a rounded, hinged lid topped by a small loop 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 an added triangular piece below its vertical folded seam and is perforated at spout. Painted decoration features a red, left-facing, kidney-shaped flower on curved red stem with green leaves; flower is accented by rows of yellow, alizarin and white dots above a fan of white and alizarin overtones, and is surrounded by yellow and green leaflets. Yellow and red brushwork covers lid and borders rim and base. Fine yellow strokes beneath spout. Mottled asphaltum background. No marks.
- Attributed to one of the Filley Tinshops, located in Bloomfield, CT, Lansingburgh, NY, and Philadelphia, PA; with decoration painted by Edward Francis (d. 1826), who worked for the Filley family at all three shops.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Other Terms
- Coffeepot; 41Cc, Sullivan, Michael D
- date made
- ca 1820 - 1825
- place made
- United States: Connecticut, Bloomfield
- United States: New York, Lansingburgh
- United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Physical Description
- tinned sheet iron (overall material)
- iron wire (rims material)
- asphaltum (exterior decoration material)
- paint (exterior decoration material)
- overall: 8 9/16 in x 8 5/8 in x 6 3/16 in; 21.74875 cm x 21.9075 cm x 15.71625 cm
- ID Number
- accession number
- catalog number
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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