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Chocolate pot

2006.44.3098AB (RS97461)

Description

Porcelain pot with lid. Handle is a right angle to spout and curves out from body of pot, being only attached to body at one point. Handle is formed with ridges around the circumference as if it were made of bamboo. Spout is very long. Handle and spout entirely gilt. Rim of pot and lid decorated with geen band and designs in gold. Rim of pot has two recesses where extensions on inside rim of lid can fit, to lock lid when pouring, but lid remains loose and can be set on top without aligning. Finial of lid is an open loop with same ridges as handle, painted gold.

Details

Maker
J. Pouyat Limoges (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"J. P. / L. / FRANCE" (Green mark on bottom of pot, horizontal line between J.P. and L.)
"J. POUYAT / Limoges" (Brown text within wreath with green leaves)
"THE NARBONNE" (Brown text)
Location of origin
Limoges, France
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Limoges (Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France)
Descriptive terms
chocolate pots
porcelain
Pot, Chocolate
Dimensions
5 1/2 x 5 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.3098AB
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
174550

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