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Coffeepot

Description

Tall tapering lobed form w/ conforming hinged domed lid w/ flower form ebony knop. The ebony "C" scroll handle w/ thumb spur and scrolled pewter terminals attached to body at stepped oval plates. The "S" shaped spout is fluted at lower half and has ridge and "U" shaped plate at back of wide lid. The base and top of body of stepped lobe and ridge form.

Details

Maker
James Dixon & Sons (Maker)
Date
1840-1860
Possibly
Inscriptions
Hammered and incised on base: Hammered: ""JAMES/ DIXON & SONS/ 94/ 88/ 1539"" Incised: ""Little""
Location of origin
Sheffield
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
britannia metal
ebony (wood)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Britannia
britannia metal
COFFEEPOT
coffeepots
Ebony
ebony (wood)
Pewter
pewter (tin alloy)
Rococo Revival
tin (metal)
Dimensions
12 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.471.1
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
50872

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