Biggin definition

A blue and white swirl coffeepot with matching granite biggin and lid

p4A ItemID D9928596
A pewter trimmed gray graniteware teapot with biggin stamped Manning & Bowman

p4A ItemID D9860286
A gray graniteware coffee or teapot with tin biggin

p4A ItemID D9860256
A gray graniteware 1 cup coffeepot with tin biggin

p4A ItemID D9860245

Biggin Definition

According to the Getty Museum Art & Architecture Thesaurus biggins are vessels or coffee pots (vessels for serving drinks), having separate containers, often in the form of a muslin bag, in which the coffee is immersed while being boiled and usually a stand with a heating device for keeping the coffee warm.
May 2012.


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