Coffeepot

Object Number: 
INV.589a
Date: 
1900-1925
Medium: 
Silver plate, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 x 10 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. ( 22.9 x 26 x 12.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on the front of the body: "CGI" in foliate script stamped: on the base: "GORHAM/ ELECTROPLATE/ 01170/ 2 3/4 PINTS/ 7" around an anchor in a shield
Description: 
Cast and wrought silver coffeepot; oval, boat-shaped body with narrow fluting around the lower body; beaded band applied below the shoulder; concave shoulder; oval domed foot with fluting around the dome and a beaded band around the foot; oval, domed lid with fluting around the dome and a oval wooden finial; squared, wooden strap handle; high, notched, s-curve spout with fluting at the joint; engraved on the front of the body, "CGI" in foliate script; makers' marks stamped on the underside of the base.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group