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Coffee urn

1998.5155AB (RS24111)

Description

Cylindrical silver-plated coffee urn w/ stag heads for handles on each side of urn and on top of lid. Spout w/ ivory handle.

Details

Maker
W.T. Gale & Co. (Maker)
Date
1860-1920
Inscriptions
Molded on base of urn: ""W.T. GALE & CO./ [star]/ BOSTON MASS""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
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
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
coffee urns
Etched
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
ivory (tooth component)
Plated
plating (metal coating)
Silver
silver (metal)
Slip Cast
Stag
stags
URN, COFFEE
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
15.75 x 11.25 x 8.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5155AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24275

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