Coffee Urn

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1854-1870

GUSN

GUSN-47945

Description

Coffee Urn Body (a) attached to Y-shaped base on squashed ball feet, rim of palmettes around base. Round lamp in middle of base also with rim of palmettes. Straight spout ending in ram's head at base of body. 3 loose chains attached in 3 places on rim of neck.Top (b) dome-shaped top with finial of leaves. Rim of palmettes at bottom of top. Bag (c) magenta felt bag marked "urn"

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffee urns
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
fruitwood
silver (metal)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
crests (motifs)
palmette (motif)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
heads (representations)
Silver
Fruitwood
Beaded
Family Crest
Palmette
Head
URN, COFFEE

Inscription

[Not explicitly noted in museum file.] Codman crest [bird with branch] on body. Struck with Tiffany & Co. identification.

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.668.1.1

Maker

Tiffany & Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

13 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.668.1A-C

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