Coffeepot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1825-1875

GUSN

GUSN-54988

Description

Tall, "Lighthouse-type" pewter coffeepot with hinged, domed lid and wooden knop; black-painted wooden handle; and curved spout.

Details

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Vessel, Drink Serving
SECONDARY
Coffeepot
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Descriptive Terms

coffeepots
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
wood (plant material)
Vessel, Drink Serving
Coffeepot
Coffeepot

Inscription

"R.DUNHAM" (stamped)

Maker

Dunham, Rufus, 1815-1893 (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

Westbrook and Portland, Maine

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

11 3/4 x 8 3/4 (HxW), 4 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Charles K. Davis

Accession Number

1949.173