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Silver plated coffeepot. Urn-shaped body with beading and stamped decoration. Stamped band around body includes central cartouche (to have initials/name stamped). Gadrooned lip. Domed hinged lid has vascular finial and conical top. S-shaped (??-illeg. word) with acanthus leaf decoration and pearl/bone (?) stopper at either end. Tapering s-shaped decorated wtih molded acanthus leaves. Domed foot with beaded decoration.
"MERIDEN BRIT'A COMPANY" [in circle surrounding] "1861/6" (stamped)
Meriden Britannia Co. (Manufacturer)
11 1/4 x 9 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
1852-1898 (Possibly 1861, see inscription)