Coffee Urn, "Coronet Pattern", Model No. 90121
On View: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, The City and the Rise of the Modern Woman, 1900–1945
Chromed metal, Bakelite, glass
12 x 10 1/4 x 10 in. (30.5 x 26 x 25.4 cm) (show scale)
Gift of John C. Waddell
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Walter von Nessen (American, born Germany, 1889-1943). Coffee Urn, "Coronet Pattern", Model No. 90121, 1938. Chromed metal, Bakelite, glass, 12 x 10 1/4 x 10 in. (30.5 x 26 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of John C. Waddell, 2008.58.22a-d. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 2008.58.22a-d_2008.58.23a-b_2008.58.24_2008.58.25_PS2.jpg)
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Coffee urn (a), lid (b), basket (c), and detached cord (d)
Spherical body divided at the top to form a removable lid with a ribbed cylindrical finial with two arched and ribbed ivory-colored side handles and a spigot with a fan-shaped ivory-colored handle supported on cylindrical fluted stand and a thick circular ivory-colored base
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