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Coffee urn

Description

Silver plated coffee urn w/ lid and samovar. Urn is decorated w/ molded acanthus leaves, flowers and beading, lid w/ bottle-shpaed finial. Handles are floral shaped and spout has ivory bead.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
ivory (tooth component)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
Brass
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
coffee urns
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
Floral
floral patterns
ivory (tooth component)
Plated
plating (metal coating)
Silver
silver (metal)
Slip Cast
URN, COFFEE
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
16.25 x 10.75 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5154A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24274

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