Roswell Gleason. <em>Coffee Pot</em>, ca. 1830. Pewter, 10 7/8 x 10 x 7 1/8 in. (27.6 x 25.4 x 18.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty, 27.532. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 27.532.jpg)

Coffee Pot

Artist:Roswell Gleason

Medium: Pewter

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1830

Dimensions: 10 7/8 x 10 x 7 1/8 in. (27.6 x 25.4 x 18.1 cm)


Accession Number: 27.532

Image: 27.532.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Pewter coffee pot with hinged lid. Pear-shaped body raised on continuous pedestal foot with round base tapering to narrow stem then flaring out to body; body flares out at top. Large, arching triangular spout attached to body over pierced holes; opposing ear-shaped handle. Conforming lid has flat rim then rises to low, stepped dome with disc and ball finial; lid covers most of spout except for opening at end. Condition: Fair; allover tarnish and spots of corrosion; several corroded holes on handle and one on lower part of body. Bottom has been repaired / re-soldered to body.

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