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Coffeepot

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Repousséd and chased floral and rocaille decoration and gadrooned C scrolls frame an asymmetrical cartouche on the front and back of the raised gourd-shaped vessel. The cast spout, handle, and scrolled feet are embellished with acanthus leaves. A dramatic flame finial sits atop the hinged,...

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Inscription

None.

Marks

Stamped in individual rectangles: "JJONES, BALL & POOR/ PURE COIN / W&G / BOSTON" Ada Mark * F4739

Provenance

Early history unknown; to the donor at an unknown date and made a gift in 1990.

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Sears Kostoff

about 1847–50

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

29.5 x 26 x 17.5 cm (11 5/8 x 10 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1990.363

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware