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Coffeepot

1949.173 (RS30580)

Description

Tall, "Lighthouse-type" pewter coffeepot with hinged, domed lid and wooden knop; black-painted wooden handle; and curved spout.

Details

Maker
Dunham, Rufus, 1815-1893 (Pewterer)
Date
1825-1875
Inscriptions
"R.DUNHAM" (stamped)
Location of origin
Westbrook and Portland, Maine
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Coffeepot
coffeepots
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Vessel, Drink Serving
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 3/4 x 8 3/4 (HxW), 4 3/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.173
Credit Line
Gift from Charles K. Davis
GUSN
54988

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