User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Coffeepot

Start collecting

The raised rectangular vessel has straight tapered sides and a high-curved spout affixed at the middle of body with a low-curved lip. The domed lid has a cast urn finial. Applied cast anthemia grace the top and bottom of the seamed handle and the base of spout. The insulators on the pinned...

Show Full Description

Inscription

None.

Marks

“B 38494” scratched on bottom; “E. M. CURRIER / STERLING / 1097 [last two digits are a restamping correction] / 11/2 PINTS.” struck incuse on bottom. Ada Mark * F4432

Provenance

Given by the silversmith’s widow, Lavinia Duchemin Currier, to Kathryn C. Buhler in gratitude for Buhler’s role in editing her husband’s manuscript on the marks of early American silversmiths in 1938. Made a gift to the Museum by Mrs. Buhler in 1982.

Credit Line

Gift of Kathryn C. Buhler

Arts and crafts period, about 1920

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

22.5 x 21.5 x 4 cm (8 7/8 x 8 7/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.443

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware