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1908

  • Work on this object ended.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

2013

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Coffee Service (USA)

This is a coffee service. It was manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company. It is dated ca. 1903 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is silver, gilding. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Möen.

  • Knife (USA)
  • cast and chased.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 1996-81-5
  • Knife (USA)
  • cast and chased silver.
  • Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.
  • 1996-81-6

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (tray): 3 x 37 x 22.6 cm (1 3/16 x 14 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.) H x W x D (creamer): 12.1 x 10.2 x 7.3 cm (4 3/4 x 4 x 2 7/8 in.) H x W x D (coffee pot): 27.5 x 19.2 x 11.8 cm (10 13/16 x 7 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Tray engraved on underside: "PRESENTED.BY. .THE ATTACHES. OF. THE. SHERIFF'S OFFICE OF NEW YORK COUNTY .during the years 1902 & 1903. --TO-- .EDWARD C. MOUEN. UNDER SHERIFF Tray (-1a) stamped on underside: lion, anchor, G Gorham Makers/ Sterling A3400/ 14 in Creamer (-1b) stamped on underside of base : Gorham mark and STERLING plus EPT below STERLING engraved in celtic style script "ECM" Engraved with marking initials in celtic style "ECM" Coffee pot (-1c) stamped on underside of base : lion, anchor, Gorham mark and STERLING plus EPT below STERLING

It is inscribed

Engraved with scrolling initials monogram, ECM Tray (-1a) engraved on underside: "PRESENTED.BY./.THE ATTACHES.OF.THE./SHERIFF'S OFFICE OF NEW YORK COUNTY/.during the years 1902 & 1903./-TO-/.EDWARD C. MOEN./UNDER SHERIFF"; face of Tray engraved with Celtic style script: "ECM" Coffee pot (-1c) engraved on one side with matching initials.

Cite this object as

Coffee Service (USA); Manufactured by Gorham Manufacturing Company (United States); silver, gilding; H x W x D (tray): 3 x 37 x 22.6 cm (1 3/16 x 14 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.) H x W x D (creamer): 12.1 x 10.2 x 7.3 cm (4 3/4 x 4 x 2 7/8 in.) H x W x D (coffee pot): 27.5 x 19.2 x 11.8 cm (10 13/16 x 7 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Möen; 1963-77-1-a/d

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