Today's artifact is a circa-1930 single-cup coffee pot, used in one of the Tudor City restaurants.
Although petite, just 5½ inches tall, the pot is a sturdy, quadruple-plate item with a lovely patina.
It's engraved with a Tudor City‒themed heraldic seal ‒ Fred F. French's initials on a shield, topped by a dove.
This silver soldered pot was made by Gorham, a renowned silversmith founded in 1831. The choice of Gorham is another example of Fred French's penchant for brand-name embellishments in the enclave ‒ Frigidaires, Murphy beds, Atlantic Terra Cotta, Lamberton Scammell china, and so on. He didn't skimp on the details.