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Coffee pot

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1764-1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    David Whyte and William Holmes (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Joseph Bond

  • Museum number:

    824-1890

  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 65, The Whiteley Galleries, case 12, shelf 4

Physical description

Coffee pot and cover, silver, on one side is a cartouche with a framework of curves in repoussé bearing a crest and the letters, JB. The rest of the surface is also decorated in repoussé with festoons of flowers, separated by curved flutings. The handle is of black wood and the cover is surmounted by a knob decorated with leaves and flowers.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1764-1765 (made)

Artist/maker

David Whyte and William Holmes (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver

Marks and inscriptions

London hallmarks for 1764-65

Mark of David Whyte and William Holmes

Crest of Joseph Bond

Dimensions

Height: 30.3 cm, Width: 21.9 cm, Depth: 13.1 cm, Weight: 1008 g

Descriptive line

Silver, London hallmarks for 1764-65, mark of David Whyte and William Holmes

Materials

Silver; Wood

Techniques

Raising; Repoussé

Subjects depicted

Initials (abbreviations); Leaves; Festoons; Cartouches; Fluting; Crests

Categories

Drinking; Metalwork; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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