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Coffee Urn

Description

Coffee Urn Body (a) attached to Y-shaped base on squashed ball feet, rim of palmettes around base. Round lamp in middle of base also with rim of palmettes. Straight spout ending in ram's head at base of body. 3 loose chains attached in 3 places on rim of neck.Top (b) dome-shaped top with finial of leaves. Rim of palmettes at bottom of top. Bag (c) magenta felt bag marked "urn"

Details

Maker
Tiffany & Co. (Silversmith)
Date
1854-1870
Inscriptions
[Not explicitly noted in museum file.] Codman crest [bird with branch] on body. Struck with Tiffany & Co. identification.
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
fruitwood
silver (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
coffee urns
crests (motifs)
Family Crest
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fruitwood
fruitwood
Head
heads (representations)
Palmette
palmette (motif)
Silver
silver (metal)
URN, COFFEE
Dimensions
13 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.668.1A-C
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
47945

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