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Coffeepot

Maker:
Samuel Edwards (1705–1762)
Date:
1745–60
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 5/8 x 9 1/8 in. (24.4 x 23.2 cm); 27 oz. 11 dwt. (856.7 g) Foot: Diam. 4 3/16 in. (10.6 cm) Lip: Diam. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1941
Accession Number:
41.70.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Inscription: engraved on body to right of handle in shaded script: ES
engraved on underside: 1742

Marking: marked on underside and cover near finial: [crown] / S[pellet]E / fleur de lis (in shaped surround) (mark on cover is badly struck)
Mrs. Isaac (Elizabeth Storer) Smith (1726–1786) from 1746; by descent to Theodore Parkman Carter, New York, NY; with M. Knoedler & Co., New York, NY; sold to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, 1941.
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