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.

Coffee Pot

Octagonal, pear-shaped body with alternating wide and narrow panels, chased and engraved with swags suspended from bandwork and enclosing coats of arms of a marquis. Fitted, domed, hinged lid with gadrooned outer edge, covered spout, and finial in the form of a basket holding artichoke-like...

Show Full Description

Marks

"Louis Feron" incised on underside of foot.

Provenance

By inheritance from the artist (d. 1998) to his widow, Leslie Snow Féron, Madison, NH; 2012, gift of Leslie Snow Féron to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Leslie Snow Féron in memory of Louis Féron

French, 1929

Dimensions

Overall height: 24.1 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1173

Medium or Technique

Silver, repoussé, chased and engraved; ivory handle

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver