Coffeepot

Coffeepot
Title
Coffeepot
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Tin, ebony
Dimensions 
Overall: 12 1/4 x 10 1/2 x 6 in. ( 31.1 x 26.7 x 15.2 cm )
Description 
Baluster-shaped tin coffeepot with seam at middle, molded, semi-fluted spout, reinforced strap handle, semi-domed hinged lid with turned ebony finial; body decorated with punched, stippled image of pot of flowers and interweaving bands around body.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.467
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
Purchased from John Barrett Kerfoot (Ehrich Galleries, 1925?); The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group