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Covered Chocolate Pot

Description

In shape of oak tree with "branch" handles and spout; high relief acorns and foliage; polychrome enamel colors painted over glaze.

Details

Maker
Hoechst Pottery & Porcelain Factory (Maker)
Date
1750-1753
Location of origin
Germany
Associated Building
Used At Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
earthenware
glazing (coating)
molding (forming)
tin glaze
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Bavaria (Germany)
Mainz (Oberbayern, Bavaria, Germany)
Descriptive terms
acorn
chocolate pots
Earthenware
earthenware
Faience
faience (earthenware)
foliation (pattern)
glazing (coating)
lids
molding (forming)
oak (wood)
Oak Tree
Pot, Chocolate
Relief Molded
Rococo
tin glaze
Tin Glazed
Dimensions
10 x 8 x 7 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.201AB
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2192

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