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Coffeepot

1942.507 (RS30573)

Description

Pear-shaped pewter coffeepot with hinged, domed lid with ornament; curved spout; angular, curved handle with thumb rest; and band at base.

Details

Maker
Gleason, Roswell, 1799-1887 (Maker)
Date
1825-1875
Inscriptions
"R.GLEASON" (stamped)
Location of origin
Dorchester, Massachusetts
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Places
Chelmsford (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Descriptive terms
britannia metal
Coffeepot
coffeepots
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
12 1/2 x 8 1/4 (HxW), 5 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.507
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Frederick A. P. Fisher
GUSN
53041

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