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Accession # 71.144.1
Maker Tiffany & Company
Title Coffee Pot
Date ca. 1868
Medium Silver
Dimensions 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Marks On bottom: "Tiffany & Company / 1516 / M Quality 925-1000 M / 2740 / 550 Broadway"
Inscriptions Inscribed on body of one side of pot: "Presented to / Peter B. Anderson / by the / Old Dominion Steamship Co. / 1868." Inscribed on the opposite side of the body: a large paddle wheel steamboat.
Signed no signature
Credit Line Gift of Eleanor Keveney in memory of Clarence A. Pratt
Location Visible Storage: Case 22, Shelf C (Silver)
Description Silver coffee pot, part of a five-piece service. Globular body with modified Greek key band around mid-section, surmounted by tall cylindrical neck topped with slightly domed cover with berry finial. Tall vertical spout attached to globular body with inverted fan-like palmette motif. Vertical handle with high arched top, joined to body and neck of pot with scroll motifs and saw-toothed border. CONDITION: One dent in lid and three in the body. Small piece missing from ivory at juncture of handle with the body of the coffee pot.