Coffeepot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-223063

Description

Cylindrical pewter coffeepot with concave collum-like body and thick base. Hinged, domed lid with a black painted wooden flower knop. Black-painted wood question mark shaped handle with thumb rest.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffeepots
pewter (tin alloy)
wood (plant material)
painting (coating)
Coffeepot

Inscription

"D / 75 6 / JAMES DIXON / & SONS / 1539" (stamped)

Associated Building

Used At Arnold House (Lincoln, R.I.),

Maker

James Dixon & Sons (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

11 1/4 x 8 3/4 (HxW), 5 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. Edward S. Rogerson, Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and William G. Rogerson, Esq.

Accession Number

2001.244

Places

Lincoln (Providence county, Rhode Island)
Rhode Island (United States)
Sheffield (Sheffield unitary authority, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom)

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