Daniel Christian Fueter (Swiss, 1720-1785). <em>Coffee Pot</em>, ca. 1765. Silver with wooden handle, 12 1/8 x 6 x 10 in. (30.8 x 15.2 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Samuel E. Haslett, 20.796. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 20.796_PS6.jpg)

Coffee Pot

Artist:Daniel Christian Fueter

Medium: Silver with wooden handle

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1765

Dimensions: 12 1/8 x 6 x 10 in. (30.8 x 15.2 x 25.4 cm)


Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, From Colonies to States, 1660–1830


Accession Number: 20.796

Image: 20.796_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Coffee pot with flaring molded base, soldered to a bulbous body which tapers in to a long, slender cylinder terminating in the molded rim. The long slender spout which runs parallel to the coffee pot is adorned with heavy foliate forms at its juncture with the body. There is a shell motif at the end of the spout. The wooden handle is joined to the body with a similar foliate form. The handle tip in silver consists of a curve and pendant drop. The round, dome-shaped cover is hinged to the rim and terminates in an artichoke-like finial. There is a monogram in cursive script on one side. CONDITION: Good.

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