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Chinese Warming Pot

Description

Hexagonal-shaped with Canton-like blue and white landscape scenes and floral border; drop-in central cylinder with floral rice-grain decoration and concave lid; both containers fitted with double set of metal handles; small bracket feet.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
brass (alloy)
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
glazing (coating)
hand-painted
hot water urns
Landscape
Painted
painting (image-making)
porcelain
Porcelain
POT, HOT WATER
tin (metal)
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
7 x 6 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.199A-C
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2190

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