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Coffeepot

1982.188 (RS30596)

Description

Slightly bulbous pewter coffeepot on round foot. Hinged lid with tall ball and disk knop; curved handle with thumb rest; and ribbed spout. Bands on foot and body. Braided band around rim.

Details

Label
Exhibited in DAPA, July 2000
Maker
Dunham, Rufus, 1815-1893 (Pewterer)
Date
1825-1875
Inscriptions
"R. DUNHAM" (stamped)
Location of origin
Westbrook and Portland, Maine
Associated Building
Original To Cooper-Frost-Austin House (Cambridge, Mass.).
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
britannia metal
Coffeepot
coffeepots
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
9 1/4 x 7 1/2 (HxW), 4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1982.188
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser
GUSN
50156

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