A SILVER COFFEE POT
Maker's mark of Ball, Black & Co., circa 1865
Baluster with long neck, on rim base, two sides engraved with elaborate large arabesque including palmette, anthemion, and scrolls within finely reeded ground, one centering cross, the other with script B, with very high, slightly curving spout, the beaded bordered angular handle applied with bust, the hinged flat cover engraved with greek-key band, topped by helmet form finial--10¼in. (26cm.) high, gross weight 29oz.