Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Coffeepot

Maker:
Francis Garthorne (active 1677?–1726)
Date:
1705–6
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver, wood
Dimensions:
Height: 8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.258
Not on view
Inscription: On underside: 27 = 8 (weight)

Marking: [1] G enclosing A, pellet below, (maker's mark for Francis Garthorne);
[2] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] Gothic K (London date letter for 1705–6).

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] On body near lip, to right of handle;
[1], [3] on rim of cover
Richard F. Dennis (until 1966; sale, Christie's, July 13, 1966, no. 176) ; [ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , until August 5, 1966; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1966–68; to MMA)
Related Objects

Automaton in the form of a chariot pushed by a Chinese attendant and set with a clock

Artist: James Cox (British, ca. 1723–1800) Date: 1766 Medium: Case: gold with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver, pearls; Dial: while enamel; Movement: partly gilded brass and steel, wheel balance and cock of silver set with paste jewels Accession: 1982.60.137 On view in:Gallery 540

Box with scene depicting Roman hero Gaius Mucius Scaevola before the Etruscan king Lars Porsena

Artist: P R (British, early-mid 18th century) Date: 1741 Medium: Gold Accession: 1976.155.23 On view in:Gallery 545

Teakettle, lamp, and table

Artist: Simon Pantin I (British, ca. 1672–1728) Date: 1724–25 Medium: Silver, wood Accession: 68.141.81a–f On view in:Not on view

Wine cistern

Artist: Lewis Mettayer (British, active 1700, died 1740) Date: 1709–10 Medium: Silver Accession: 68.141.132 On view in:Not on view

Wine cooler (one of a pair)

Artist: William Lukin I (British, active 1699– ca.1755) Date: 1716/17 Medium: Silver Accession: 68.141.128 On view in:Not on view