Overall: 11 3/4 x 11 1/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 29.8 x 28.3 x 12.4 cm )
Wrought silver coffeepot; urn-shaped body with a concave shoulder with a pie-crust edge, applied to a foliate scroll band around the upper body; shoulder raised to a flared, cast and applied plain rim; seated on an oval, splayed foot with a reeded footring and a plain ring body joint; oval, hinged and domed lid surmounted a cast grape bunch and leaf finial; elaborate cast and vertically seamed high, curved spout with an acanthus pendent at the lip; cast loop handle with a scrolled grip and ivory insulators; all over, detailed floral, fern and thistle repoussé chasing on the lid, body, foot, handle and spout; maker's mark stamped on the base.
Permanent Loan from the Beekman Family Association
stamped: on the base: "S. Kirk & Son/ 11 ozs/ 787"
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