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Coffeepot

Coffeepot

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Description
Raised circular coffeepot with double-bellied lower body engraved "SML" in flecked foliate script on a domed and stepped circular pedestal base. Flattened bulbous upper body and hinged lid, which is topped by a cast spherical cluster of fruits and flowers. Cast convex rims of pairs of cornucopias springing from shells at shoulder and top of pedestal; die-rolled bands of matching decoration at opening and base. Hollow S-curve handle sprouts from waterleaf volutes and is pinned into ivory insulators. S-curve spout has a scrolled waterleaf on top and anthemion on belly. Body open at spout. Underside of rounded bottom struck below centerpunch "N.J.BOGERT" in raised roman letters in a rectangle. From a four-piece coffee and tea service, 1985.0962.1-.4.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coffeepot
date made
ca 1830
maker
Bogert, Nicholas J.
place made
United States: New York, Montgomery
place used
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
ivory (insulators material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/4 in x 13 in x 7 in; 31.115 cm x 33.02 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
1985.0962.1
accession number
1985.0962
catalog number
1985.962.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Duncan Lewis Edwards
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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