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Conical coffeepot with a domed, flared-edge, hinged lid topped by a white circular knop and a two-part, cast, ribbed S curve spout placed perpendicular to a two-part, cast, D- or ear-shaped handle with angular thumbpiece; a horizontal, molded strap assist or lifting handle is soft soldered opposite spout near bottom. Body has irregularly-spaced molded beads and is perforated at spout; it is made in four parts, the sides with two, vertical, folded seams and the spun rounded shoulder and flat copper bottom have folded edges. No marks.
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Object Name
date made
late 19th or early 20th century
place made
United States
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
copper (bottom material)
porcelain (knop material)
paint (handle exterior material)
overall: 14 1/4 in x 10 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in; 36.195 cm x 27.305 cm x 24.13 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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