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Creator Name: Winslow, Edward
Creator Role: Maker
Creator Dates/Places: 1669-1753
Creator Name-CRT: Made by Edward Winslow
Title: Chocolate pot
Title Type: Object name
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1700
Creation End Date: 1710
Creation Date: 1700-1710
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Silver, American
Materials and Techniques: silver
Dimensions: 9 1/8 in. H. (23.2 cm H.)
AMICA Contributor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Owner Location: New York, New York, USA
ID Number: 33.120.221
Credit Line: Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Chocolate pots are distinguished by a small hole in the lid where a stirring rod could be inserted while the cover remained closed, keeping the contents warm. The removable acorn finial, attached by a chain, provides the opening. The Hutchinson arms engraved on the side are probably those of Thomas Hutchinson, a Boston merchant and member of the Massachusetts legislature.
AMICA ID: MMA_.33.120.221
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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