Coffeepot

1840–50
Roswell Gleason (American, 1799–1887)


Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 29.2 x 17.8 cm (12 x 11 1/2 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1128

Medium or Technique

Silverplate

On View

The Heide Family Galleries (Gallery 238A)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Typical conical form with somewhat vertical spout, ear-shaped handle, and hinged lid with finial and convex horizontal bandings at lower section

Markings

Stamped on bottom: "ROSWELL GLEASON"

Provenance

Part of the original furnishings of the Roswell Gleason House in Dorchester, Massachusetts; by descent to Mr. and Mrs. Roswell Gleason Hall; by gift to their granddaughter, the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth C., Elizabeth H. and Ulf B. Heide