Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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coffee pot
  • Anne Bateman, artist
    1748–circa 1815
    active: England, United Kingdom
    Peter Bateman, artist
    active: England, United Kingdom
    William Bateman, artist
    active: England, United Kingdom
  • coffee pot, 1800–1805
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • silver
  • Object Height/Width/Diameter: 28 x 30.5 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Width/Diameter: 11 x 12 x 5 1/8 in
  • Bequest of Helen Foresman Spencer
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0312.01

Coffee pot with stemmed base; body is a conical oval form. Large wooden handle and spout applied at base of body. Body is raised with flutes and bands heavily worked with engraving in neoclassical motifs. Hinged lid has a knob of carved bone in the shape of a pineapple and dyed green. Part of a tea service that includes: teapot on stand, creamer and sugar.