Coffeepot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1854-1870

GUSN

GUSN-633

Description

Coffeepot (a) with hinged lid, domed with rim of palmettes and leaf finial; small spout with hinged cover at neck. Handle (b) bulbous, straight wooden handle screwed into socket at right angle from spout (3 7/8 inches long). Bag (c) magenta felt bag marked "coffee pot".

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffeepots
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
COFFEEPOT

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.),

Maker

Tiffany & Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Dimensions

8.75 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.668.3A-C

Places

New York state (United States)