Coffee urn

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1860-1920

GUSN

GUSN-24275

Description

Cylindrical silver-plated coffee urn w/ stag heads for handles on each side of urn and on top of lid. Spout w/ ivory handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee urns
brass (alloy)
casting (process)
etching (corroding)
etching (printing process)
ivory (tooth component)
plating (metal coating)
silver (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
stags
Silver
Brass
Vegetable Ivory
Slip Cast
Plated
Etched
Stag
URN, COFFEE

Inscription

Molded on base of urn: ""W.T. GALE & CO./ [star]/ BOSTON MASS""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

W.T. Gale & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

15.75 x 11.25 x 8.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5155AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)