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Coffeepot with Lid, from 4-Piece Coffee Set

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter, cane
DATES ca. 1959
DIMENSIONS 12 3/16 x 5 1/4 x 2 7/16 in. (31.0 x 13.3 x 6.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On underside of pot: stamped "PEWTER / MJ [J backwards]" and incised "59"
ACCESSION NUMBER 1993.158.1a-b
CREDIT LINE Modernism Benefit Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter coffee pot (a) and lid (b), with caning. Tall, narrow cylindrical body has continuous U-shaped spout that runs down almost the entire height of the pot; opposing band handle with squared corners, grip is wrapped in caning strips which are woven on facing side. Flat circular lid fits snugly into mouth of pot. Condition: Good; light scratches overall and some spotting; caning is loose in some places.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Michael Jerry (American, 20th century). Coffeepot with Lid, from 4-Piece Coffee Set, ca. 1959. Pewter, cane, 12 3/16 x 5 1/4 x 2 7/16 in. (31.0 x 13.3 x 6.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Modernism Benefit Fund, 1993.158.1a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.158.1a-b_bw_SL1.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 1993.158.1a-b_bw_SL1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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