Coffeepot with Lid, from 4-Piece Coffee Set
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
12 3/16 x 5 1/4 x 2 7/16 in. (31.0 x 13.3 x 6.2 cm) (show scale)
On underside of pot: stamped "PEWTER / MJ [J backwards]" and incised "59"
Modernism Benefit Fund
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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)
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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.
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