Coffee Pot, from Three Piece Coffee Service, Heirloom Line
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
8 3/8 x 5 3/8 x 3 in. (21.3 x 13.7 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
Stamped on underside of base: "HEIRLOOM / EP [within triangle]"
Gift of Jewel Stern
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Niagra Falls Silver Co., a Division of Oneida Silversmiths (1877 to present). Coffee Pot, from Three Piece Coffee Service, Heirloom Line, ca. 1955. Silverplate, wood, 8 3/8 x 5 3/8 x 3 in. (21.3 x 13.7 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jewel Stern, 2003.11.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2003.11.2.jpg)
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"Heirloom" silverplate coffee pot with wooden accents. Body rises from flat oval base and bulges out at sides, undulating top edge with slightly pulled spout. Handle projects outward from body (placed at 90 degree angle to spout); cylindrical piece of wood that tapers in at center is joined to body by metal strut. Conforming flat lid follows curved contours of top edge and is hinged to body, curved cut-out over spout; upright cylindrical wooden finial that tapers in at center.
CONDITION: Good; a few light scratches and spots; losses to varnish on wooden accents.
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