James Thompson. <em>Brandy Warmer</em>, 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)

Brandy Warmer

Artist:James Thompson

Medium: Silver, wood

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Dimensions: 4 5/16 x 5 3/8 x 9 in. (11 x 13.7 x 22.9 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 53.58

Image: 53.58_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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