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Coffee Urn, "Coronet Pattern", Model No. 90121

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Bakelite, chrome plate, glass
DATES 1938
DIMENSIONS 12 x 10 1/4 x 10 in. (30.5 x 26 x 25.4 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 2008.58.22a-d
CREDIT LINE Gift of John C. Waddell
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CAPTION Walter von Nessen (American, born Germany, 1889-1943). Coffee Urn, "Coronet Pattern", Model No. 90121, 1938. Bakelite, chrome plate, 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
IMAGE overall, group, 2008.58.22a-d_2008.58.23a-b_2008.58.24_2008.58.25_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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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Coffee Urn, "Coronet Pattern", Model No. 90121