Skip Navigation

Coffee Pot, Modernist Pattern, Part of a 4-Piece Set

Decorative Arts and Design

MEDIUM Silver, ivory.
DATES 1928–1929
DIMENSIONS 8 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 3 in. (21.3 x 19.1 x 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on bottom: "REED & BARTON / [company logo: "R" in shield between eagle and lion] / STERLING / D1000"; "19"; "1 1/4 PTS / [eagle logo]"; impressed on underside of lid: "19"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver coffee pot with ivory accents; part of four-piece set with sugar bowl, creamer, and tray (1994.205.12-.14). Downward tapering cylindrical ovoid body, with regularized undulations. Applied C-shaped handle with narrow ivory or bone insulators. Applied spout. Body rests on stepped, slightly domed ovoid base with slightly flattened rim. Hinged ovoid lid. Gold wash on interior.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Reed & Barton (American, 1840–present). Coffee Pot, Modernist Pattern, Part of a 4-Piece Set, 1928–1929. Silver, ivory., 8 3/8 x 7 1/2 x 3 in. (21.3 x 19.1 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion, 1994.205.11. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1994.205.11.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 1994.205.11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply. Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form (charges apply). For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress, Cornell University, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums, and Copyright Watch. For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright. If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.