Coffeepot, Francis Garthorne (active 1677?–1726), Silver, wood, British, London

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)