On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Silver and Ivory
7 x 8 x 4 1/2 in. (17.8 x 20.3 x 11.4 cm) (show scale)
On bottom: "J.C.MOORE (in rectangle) / star, M, anchor / N.Y. (in rectangle)"
On front panel in script monogram: "CB"
Gift of Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc. in honor of Dianne H. Pilgrim
Silver coffee pot; octagonal body tapers upward from applied, molded baseband, terminating in applied, molded band at lip. Hinged, domed, octagonal lid has flattened, cast, octagonal disc finial. Septagonal spout with crest at notched lip. Scroll handle joins sockets with ivory separators.
CONDITION: Normal wear especially on panel edges. Silver pins at upper handle juncture replaced with brass. Lid doesn't close properly.
John Chandler Moore (active 1832-1844). Coffee Pot, ca. 1835. Silver and Ivory, 7 x 8 x 4 1/2 in. (17.8 x 20.3 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Wunsch Americana Foundation, Inc. in honor of Dianne H. Pilgrim, 1993.114.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1993.114.5_bw.jpg)
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