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Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum
Manufacturer
Tiffany & Company, American, established 1853
Date
1891–1902
Type
metalwork
Decorative Arts
Object Name
coffeepot
Type
coffeepot
Medium
Silver, ivory
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Roswell Miller
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Accession Number
1978-6-4
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Reeded globular body, engraved with foliate monogram "RMA", rising to tall slightly bulging cylindrical neck with wavy rim; loop handle with ivory insulators on one side, and long curved spout heavily decorated with chrysanthemums and foliage opposite; base with four foliate feet. Slightly domed and reeded lid with flower bud knop.
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
made in
New York, New York, USA
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