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Chocolate pot

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The round raised pot has a wooden handle placed at a right angle to the spout, which is formed by a shaping of the body of the pot. The hinged lid is placed opposite the spout and is operated with a teardrop-shaped thumbpiece attached near the hinge.

Inscription

None.

Marks

"A. SOLOWIJ / ENTIRELY HAND / WROUGHT / STERLING" struck incuse on underside

Provenance

2004, given by the artist to the Museum.

Credit Line

Gift of Alexandra Solowij Watkins

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1957

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 16.5 x 10.8 cm (3 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2004.204

Medium or Technique

Silver, wood

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware