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Coffeepot

Description

Body (a): hinged lid, domed with rim of palmettes and leaf finial; small spout with hinged cover at neck. Handle (b) bulbous, straight wooden handle screwed into socket at right angle from spout (3 7/8 inches long). Bag (c) magenta felt bag marked "coffee pot".

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)
COFFEEPOT
coffeepots
crests (motifs)
Family Crest
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Fruitwood
fruitwood
Head
heads (representations)
Palmette
palmette (motif)
Silver
silver (metal)
Dimensions
10 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.668.2A-C
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
632

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