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Coffeepot

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The body of the coffeepot is pear-shaped and formed of two pieces: a raised lower section with twelve faceted panels joined to a cylindrical upper section that is seamed. The domed foot is spun, with a molded rim. The curved faceted spout is cast in two pieces and seamed vertically. The wooden...

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Inscription

Engraved onunderside of foot, "27=5".

Marks

On underside, maker's mark PE for Edmund Pearce (first mark entered 1705) (Grimwade 2169) (struck twice); date letter D; lion's head erased; Britannia.

Provenance

1933, given anonymously to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English (London), 1699–1700

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

H. 23.5 cm x W. 23.5 cm x D. 10.7 cm (9 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 4 3/16 in.); Weight: 884.5 gm (28 oz 9 dwt)

Accession Number

33.90

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver