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Coffeepot

2001.243 (RS30606)

Description

Pumpkin-shaped pewter coffeepot with four foliate decorated feet. Curved spout with a curly stem design. Wooden black-painted handle with curled ends and thumb rest. Hinged lid with black-painted wooden flower-shaped knop.\n

Details

Maker
James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)
Date
1825-1850
Inscriptions
"40/ JAMES DIXON/ & SONS/ 1509/ 8" (stamped)
"BBA" (Engraved)
Location of origin
Sheffield, England
Associated Building
Used At Arnold House (Lincoln, R.I.).
Material
painting (coating)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Lincoln (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Sheffield (Sheffield unitary authority, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom)
Descriptive terms
Coffeepot
coffeepots
painting (coating)
pewter (tin alloy)
Rococo Revival
tin (metal)
Dimensions
11 x 9 3/4 (HxW), 4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.243
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.
GUSN
223062
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