Middle East

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Catalog # Name Description
1 2010.17.108 Incense a&b silver container with long tubular lid with holes at the top and a twist off lower body, sits upright, orange 'pelletes' into the diffuser, heated, produced orange scent in room
2 2010.17.63 Dallah Very ornate small coffeepot, intricate etchings and designs, traditional stacked lid with triangle design, curved handle with dot and line etchings, flower pattern along bottom of pot, hourglass shape. 2010.17.63 (Dallah) image
3 2010.17.75 Coffeepot Plain looking x large coffeepot, signature on side, curved handle, traditional stacked lid, 'beak' style spout, line pattern etched on lid. Dallah (A term used for coffeepot) 2010.17.75 (Coffeepot) image
4 2010.17.76 Broiler Large coffee serving tray/broiler with four legs and also four extensions to make the legs taller, 2 handles on sides, and a storage drawer on the left side. A bit heavy. 70cm long, 19cm tall, and 46 cm width. Acquired in Libya some time between 1962-1982. Made of brass material. Used to prepare coffee, tea. Charcoal is placed in the center of the tray. 2010.17.76 (Broiler) image
5 2010.17.78 Cezve small cylindrical cup with long handle, brass or copper, funnel style spout, hourglass form, textured outside. 15.5cm handle, 23cm bottom to tip of handle, 21cm base, 16.5cm top around, 8cm top to bottom 2010.17.78 (Cezve) image
6 2010.17.79 Coffeepot Simple large coffeepot with 'beak' style spout. 2010.17.79 (Coffeepot) image
7 2020-FIC-111 Pot Arabic brass coffee pot, Dallah, and used to brew gahwa. gulf , or Khaleeji coffees. The pot hads a hinged lid held in place with an aluminum pin and has a leather wrapped handle.  2020-FIC-111 (Pot) image
8 2023-FIC-1 Grinder Metal coffee grinder made up of four detachable pieces. 2023-FIC-1a: hand crank lever made up of three attached pieces of rough hewn metal, two longer pieces are attached with a simple pin hinge, allowing for the lever to be folded in half and the third is a brass-colored knob attached to one end of the lever via a pin through a hole on one end. On the other end of the lever is a square hole which goes over the metal rod in 2023-FIC-1c in order to operate the grinding mechanism. 2023-FIC-1b: brass-colored metal lid designed to go over the top of 2023-FIC-1c, the top is domed with a small lip around the edge and a circular hole in the center of the top to allow for the grinding mechanism to be used. 2023-FIC-1c: metal cylinder with decorative, brass-colored metalwork on the center and smooth, silver where 2023-FIC-1b and 2023-FIC-1d connect, it is open on either end. This cylinder houses the grinding mechanism which is attached by two flathead screws and a strip of metal welded into the bottom of the piece. The grinding mechanism itself is simple, consisting of a set of metal burr grinders, one secured to the inside of the cylinder and the other attached to a metal rod, allowing it to be spun. 2023-FIC-1d is a brass-colored metal cylinder with decorative metalwork, it is open on one end where it connects to 2023-FIC-1c and closed on the other, forming the base when all four pieces are together. This piece acts as a container for the grounds after they are processed.