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Coffee Pot, 1900

  • Gorham Manufacturing Co., American, established 1831

Silver, martele, set with opals, sapphires, amethysts, citrines and garnets

  • Overall: 12 1/2 × 6 3/4 × 5 1/4 inches (31.8 × 17.1 × 13.3 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor and Edsel Ford Exhibition and Acquisition Fund

1989.44

Marks, on bottom of pot: a lion, an eagle over an anchor, G | 950-1000 Fine | [in oval cartouche] 3012 | 2 pints

Inscribed, on bulbous midsection, monogram: E.FE.

1989-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Gorham Manufacturing Co., Coffee Pot, 1900, silver, martele, set with opals, sapphires, amethysts, citrines and garnets. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor and Edsel Ford Exhibition and Acquisition Fund, 1989.44.