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

Decorative Arts

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"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Daniel Morris and Denis Gallion
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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
IMAGE overall, 1994.205.11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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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.
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