Coffeepot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-3988

Description

Conical body tapering to cirular mouth; simple flame-shaped finial on round dome top, hinged on upper rim of body and resoldered; rectilinear "S"-shaped handle curved at lower join; serpentine spout with "V" opening at back of mouth; double stepped base flares wider to circular copper bottom (probably not original); strainer holes at interior of spout.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffeepots
pewter (tin alloy)
copper (metal)
tin (metal)
Pewter
Copper
COFFEEPOT

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

9.625 (H), 5.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.308