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American Decorative Arts
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Maker: William Spratling, American, 1900–1967

Coffeepot

1931–45

980/1000 silver and rosewood

6 1/4 × 6 7/8 × 5 in. (15.9 × 17.5 × 12.7 cm)
Bequest of Nathalie Penrose Swetland, by exchange
1999.81.1
Geography: 
Made in Taxco, Mexico
Culture: 
Mexican
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

D. Brett Benson, Inc., Irving, Texas, through eBay Auction, 15 September 1999, transaction number 160877316

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, 1999,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2000): 163.

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