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Coffeepot (USA), 1825–50

This is a coffeepot. It was made by R. & W. Wilson, Philadelphia. It is dated 1825–50 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Louise B. Scott. It is credited Gift of Louise B. Scott.

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  • silverplate.
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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 27.8 x 13.7 x 27.5cm (10 15/16 x 5 3/8 x 10 13/16in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped on underside: "R.& W. WILSON / PHILADA."; monogram on one side: "A J(?)S(?)."

It is inscribed

Engraved on one side: "Gussie from Father and Mother."

Cite this object as

Coffeepot (USA), 1825–50; Made by R. & W. Wilson, Philadelphia ; silver; H x W x D: 27.8 x 13.7 x 27.5cm (10 15/16 x 5 3/8 x 10 13/16in.); Gift of Louise B. Scott; 1953-13-1

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