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Coffee Pot

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Yellow ware
DATES ca. 1829-1833
DIMENSIONS 11 1/4 x 7 in. (28.6 x 17.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on base: " D.J. HENSERSON" in reverse in circle; also separate asterisk.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 67.129.1
CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION D. & J. Henderson. Coffee Pot, ca. 1829-1833. Yellow ware, 11 1/4 x 7 in. (28.6 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 67.129.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.129.1.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 67.129.1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pear-shaped body with domed cover; serpentine spout; handle at rear. Footed base. Body with impressed stylized shell and scroll design encircling bulbous body, interspersed with griffin heads; caryatid and stylized leaf forms on handle; spout with bird terminal; leaf design at base. Grapevine motif encircles dome of top. Condition: Good. Top has been broken and repaired. Two ships at base, on foot, at front. Top is a different color and different consistency than the pot itself which has a strange vagueness, except at the mark.
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D. & J. Henderson. <em>Coffee Pot</em>, ca. 1829-1833. Yellow ware, 11 1/4 x 7 in. (28.6 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 67.129.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.129.1.jpg)