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Coffeepot

The body of this pot was fabricated from a single sheet of hammered silver that was seamed under the spout. The slightly bulbous lower body gently tapers to a molded rim and is hinged to a lid with cut-out end. The handle and knob are wood; the handle is attached with a silver bolt that extends...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

“K. L F. / & SON” cipher and “STERLING” struck incuse on bottom. Ada Mark * F4775

Provenance

From the artist to his daughter Ellen Leinonen, who honored her father’s wishes by donating the coffeepot to the Museum.

Credit Line

Gift of Ellen Leinonen in memory of Karl F. Leinonen

about 1945

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

1982.172

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware