Overall: 12 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. ( 31.8 x 34.3 x 17.1 cm ) Silver Weight: 44 oz (troy) 10 dwt (1384 g)
Wrought silver coffeepot; oval boat-shaped body on oval stepped base joined to the body by an oval pedestal; applied, vertical die-rolled foliate band footring; applied, die-rolled foliate band around the pedestal; applied, die rolled foliated band below the stepped convex shoulder; applied, vertical die-rolled foliate band rim; hinged, oval domed lid with gadrooning around the top of the dome with a urn-shaped finial; cast and seamed scrolled handle crimped below and above the single handle terminals forming oval bands, handle terminals form the handle sockets which are fitted with ivory insulators; cast and seamed curved spout; bottom half ten sided, oval band in the middle, plain with notched lip and an acanthus leaf pendent on top half; engraved, "H" in bright-cut script on the center front of each body; maker's marks on the base.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Townsend Lawrence
engraved: on front: "B" in bright-cut script stamped: on base: "I. T." in a conforming rectangle, between two illegible pseudo-hallmarks
Belonged to Walter Bowne, Mayor of New York City from 1829-1833.
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