On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
4 5/16 x 5 3/8 x 9 in. (11 x 13.7 x 22.9 cm) (show scale)
Stamped on underside of body, in script: "Jas. Thomson"
Incised on body, on side opposite spout, in fancy script: "C M C / TO / T G F C [?]"
Dick S. Ramsay Fund
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James Thompson. Brandy Warmer, 1834-1841. Silver, wood, 4 5/16 x 5 3/8 x 9 in. (11 x 13.7 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 53.58. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 53.58_bw.jpg)
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Silver and wood brandy warmer with lid. Round squat bulbous bowl rises from flat bottom, with flaring lip and slightly arched triangular spout. Wooden handle at 90-degree angle to spout; lathe-turned stem with large main lobe and squat bulbous finial; attached with silver collar that ends in two heart-shaped plates that are soldered to side of bowl. Fitted, slightly domed lid with spherical finial.
Condition: Good; overall dings and scratches; lid slightly misshaped such that it no longer fits snugly into bowl.
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