Coffeepot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1875-1880

GUSN

GUSN-626

Description

Ovoid body with flat bottom, concave neck. Hinged cover, slightly domed, with Maltese cross finial topped by squared knop. Handles, square in cross-section, with LaTien scroll motif on angular C-shaped handle. Round medallion with lion's head at top of handle with floral drop emerging from lion's mouth and continuing down handle. 4 paw feet with same drop and an inverted teardrop. Spout is rectangular in cross-section with same leopard medallion. Engraved palm sprays and florets on body. On top, engraved Maltese cross, flowers, dots.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffeepots
engraving (printing process)
silver (metal)
plate (material)
fleuron (motifs)
Maltese crosses
palm leaf
Silver
Stipple Engraved
Medallion
Tree
Floret
Cross
COFFEEPOT

Inscription

Engraved on bottom: Rogers, Smith & Co. New Haven Pat. Applied for 1877

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Rogers, Smith & Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

New Haven, CT, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

11 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.696.1

Places

Connecticut (United States)