Coffeepot

English (London)
about 1710 with later alterations
Marked by Francis Nelme (free 1679, died in 1723)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

57.91 x 56.39 cm (22 13/16 x 22 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2280

Medium or Technique

Metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Plain tapering cylindrical body, molded rim, top and bottom. Covered spout, set in car-cut wooden handle with card-cut overlay. A hinged spreading domed cover which has card-cut surrounding finial and scroll thumbpiece.

Markings

Just below the rim, to the right of the handle, maker's mark ANe (Grimwade 68); Britannia; lion's head erased; date letter illegible. Repeated on the bezel of the lid, maker's mark; lion's head erased.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection