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Hot water pot

Object Number: 
INV.14056
Date: 
ca. 1900
Medium: 
silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. ( 13.3 x 15.9 x 6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the base: "MERIDEN B*COMANY" in a circle around scales in a shield over "1839"
Description: 
Cast silver plated hot water pot; oval body with straight sides and a reeded band around the base and the shoulder; slightly domed shoulder with a vertically applied reeded rim; hinged oval lid with a knop finial; squared loop handle with a ball finial; straight, tapered spout; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group