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Coffeepot

Maker:
Joseph Richardson Jr. (1752–1831)
Date:
ca. 1795
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 15 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (40 x 27.6 cm); 47 oz. 10 dwt. (1476.7 g) Foot: 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. (10.5 x 10.5 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Dr. and Mrs. Burton P. Fabricand Gift, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.446
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Inscription: engraved on body to right of handle in interlaced script: AM
scratched on underside: oz dwt / 46 13

Marking: marked four times on underside of foot: J[pellet]R (in rectangle)
Abigail Marshall (1773–1847); her son, Joseph Saunders Morris (1805–1853); his son, John Hite Morton Morris (b. 1832); his son, James Craik Morris (1870–1944); his wife, Edith Tucker Morris (d. 1960); her daughter, Edith Nelson Morris (1902–1979); her nephew, James Craik Tucker Wells; sold to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006.
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