Coffeepot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1875

GUSN

GUSN-50156

Description

Slightly bulbous pewter coffeepot on round foot. Hinged lid with tall ball and disk knop; curved handle with thumb rest; and ribbed spout. Bands on foot and body. Braided band around rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffeepots
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
britannia metal
Vessel, Drink Serving
Coffeepot
Coffeepot

Label

Exhibited in DAPA, July 2000

Inscription

"R. DUNHAM" (stamped)

Associated Building

Original To Cooper-Frost-Austin House (Cambridge, Mass.),

Maker

Dunham, Rufus, 1815-1893 (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

Westbrook and Portland, Maine

Dimensions

9 1/4 x 7 1/2 (HxW), 4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Clarke Bowser

Accession Number

1982.188

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)