Coffeepot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1875

GUSN

GUSN-53041

Description

Pear-shaped pewter coffeepot with hinged, domed lid with ornament; curved spout; angular, curved handle with thumb rest; and band at base.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"R.GLEASON" (stamped)

Maker

Gleason, Roswell, 1799-1887 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Dorchester, Massachusetts

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

12 1/2 x 8 1/4 (HxW), 5 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Frederick A. P. Fisher

Accession Number

1942.507

Places

Chelmsford (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Dorchester (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]