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Coffeepot

1950.478 (RS219895)

Description

Large pewter coffeepot with flower-shaped or scalloped top echoed by molded scallop pattern on body. Hinged lid with black-painted wooden knop. C-shaped black-painted wooden handle. S-shaped spout.

Details

Maker
James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)
Date
1830-1833
Circa
Inscriptions
"DIXON & SON / 8" (stamped)
"93" (stamped)
Location of origin
Sheffield, England
Material
paint (coating)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Sheffield (Sheffield unitary authority, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom)
Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Descriptive terms
britannia metal
Coffeepot
coffeepots
paint (coating)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 1/4 x 11 (HxW), 7 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1950.478
Credit Line
Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge
GUSN
45214

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