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Coffee Pot

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Silver-plate
DATES ca. 1885
DIMENSIONS 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (24.1 x 16.5 x 14 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS on bottom: P in diamond surrounded by QUADRUPLE PLATE in a circle surrounded by PAIRPOINT MFG CO / . NEW BEDFORD . MASS . ; 110 below.
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
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CAPTION Pairpoint Manufacturing Company (1880-1929). Coffee Pot, ca. 1885. Silver-plate, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (24.1 x 16.5 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 1990.160.1. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE group, 1990.160.1-.5_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Coffeepot, silver-plated white metal, of Turkish form. Bellied, low body is crumpled in alternating horizontal and vertical dents and sits on circular foot ring. Above is long, tapering neck which flares outward to ruffled rim. Gently curving s-shaped spout with crumpled section below a ring near juncture with body. C-shaped handle with crumpled section below a ring near juncture with body and another crumpled section between two rings at thumb piece. Rasped triangle where lid strikes handle. Domed, hinged lid, crumpled in lower section, with ball finial and rasped triangle lid strikes handle. Matte finish on body, neck, lower section of lid. Part of set with 1990.160.1-.5. CONDITION - Normal wear. Pinpoint dent on front on body above crumpled area. Hinge replaced with a straight pin.
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Coffee Pot