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argyle or gravy warmer
  • England, United Kingdom
  • argyle or gravy warmer, date unknown
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • silver plate
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 18.1 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/8 x 6 x 4 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Condra Henry Miller
  • Not on display
  • 1995.0089
Description

Silver-plate gravy warmer (argyle) in the shape of a coffeepot. Smooth urn-shaped body on a foot that flares out. Long slender spout with a small hot water receptacle on the opposite side of the vessel. Rattan wrapped ear-shaped handle. Egg and dart design around the top rim. Domed lid with a round finial.