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Coffeepot and Lid

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Brass (plated white metal) and rosewood
  • Place Manufactured: New York, New York, United States
  • DATES 1952-1953
    DIMENSIONS 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (29.2 x 21.6 x 14.0 cm)
    MARKINGS Underside, impressed: "dr [company logo]"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1994.205.10a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Tall brass plated white metal (a) coffee pot with (b) lid; rosewood handle (a) Truncated conical shaped brass plated metal coffee pot, narrow at top and widening at base, with to one side, wide, applied protruding spout with thin, outward curved lip, spout reaching 3/4 length of body; opposed by large, thick, ear-shaped rosewood handle, attached at top and bottom with single, thin,wide, brass plated metal band, band attached with two single small pins; handle reaching 3/4 of main body. Interior of coffee pot: spout area with pierced, regularly spaced holes in the shape of a long, three tine fork. (b) Conforming, flat, brass plated metal disc lid, with dish shaped finial with central column, the whole attached with a single white metal screw on underside of lid.
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