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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1949.114.12.A-C
People
Thomas Folkingham, British (born 1707)
Title
Coffee Pot on Lampstand
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1715-1716
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/47865
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
19.4 x 17.8 x 9.5 cm (7 5/8 x 7 x 3 3/4 in.)
unspecified: 514 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: under base and on cover flange, struck: Britannia, lion's head erased, date letter and maker's mark; lion's head erased on cover flange
Provenance
Archibald Alexander Hutchinson, New York; his bequest to the Fogg Art Museum, 1949.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Archibald A. Hutchinson, Esq.
Accession Year
1949
Object Number
1949.114.12.A-C
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Coffee Pot: Of tapering cylindrical form on cast spreading base, with wood scroll handle and tapering swan-neck spout with hinged cap; the hinged domed cover with baluster finial; the side engraved with a lozenge of arms within a circular foliate scroll cartouche, the base with scratch weight 15 18
Lampstand: Of circular form raised on three baluster feet with wood pads and with turned wood side handle; the fixed circular lamp with removable cover with molded band and hinged domed cap; with removable triangular platform.

Publication History

Christopher Hartop, British and Irish Silver in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, Mass. and New Haven, 2007), pp. 103-104, cat. no. 103, repr. p. 104, details repr. p. 103.

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