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Coffeepot with Cover

Description

Lighthouse; with reeded body and cover; reeded, twisted handles with gilt, foliate terminals; straight, stepped spout iwth gilt band around mouth; wavy blue band with gilt sunbursts, thin red band, and blue, gold, adn red pseudo- spearhead border around rim and edge of cover; blue and gold husk chain border around base and as inner border on cover, which has gilt berry finial; main decoration: doves perched on twisted rope with branch between their beaks in oval framed in blue enamel with gold stars and red and gold wavy edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
China
Material
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
Coffeepot
coffeepots
porcelain
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
9 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.6691AB
Credit Line
Bequest of Julia Crocker
GUSN
36419
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