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Coffeepot

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The tall, urn-shaped coffeepot rests on a flaring oval foot on a rectangular base. The base and stem are formed of several pieces of cast and fabricated sheet, with a gilt border and a bright-cut garland around the oval foot. The lower half of the plain raised body is chased with fluting. A...

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Provenance

Elizabeth Derby West (1762-1814); By descent to Allison Ellsworth Stuart; Gift of Allison Ellsworth Stuart to the MFA in Memory of her Husband. (Accession Date: November 13, 1952).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Allison Ellsworth Stuart in memory of her husband

English (London), 1800–01

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 32.9 cm x D. 12.6 cm (12 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1550

Medium or Technique

Silver, parcel gilt, and ebonized wood

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver