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Coffee Pot with Hinged Cover

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Sterling silver, ivory
DATES ca. 1875
DIMENSIONS Other (Height): 11 11/16 in. (29.7 cm) Other (Diameter of Base): 5 in. (12.7 cm) Other (Diameter of Top): 4 in. (10.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On bottom, stamped in oval: "J.E.CALDWELL & Co. / ENGLISH STERLING" surrounding "PHILADELPHIA / 197" Under mask on handle: small hieroglyph of standing bird inside an oval.
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS Engraved monogram on side within lozenge: "M.A.C."
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
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CAPTION J. E. Caldwell & Co.. Coffee Pot with Hinged Cover, ca. 1875. Sterling silver, ivory, Other (Height): 11 11/16 in. (29.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 75.164.2. Creative Commons-BY
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Coffee Pot with Hinged Cover