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Coffeepot with cover

1944.96AB (RS33707)

Description

Lighthouse shape with hat-shaped cover; scrolled ear-shaped handle with gilt thumbhold; curved spout with traces of gold on mouth; border around neck and cover of gold and blue enamel bands and gold loop chain over orange band; border around base of blue and gold husk chain; gilt cipher "GWA" on shield draped in blue and gold mantel with ribbon and tassles; pair of doves perched on bar hold gold branch in their beaks; whole image ringed in 16 gilt stars; cover has 4 gold flower sprigs painted around finial.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Inscriptions
Cipher on body: ""GWA"".
Location of origin
China
Material
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
Chinese Export
COFFEEPOT
coffeepots
crests (motifs)
Enameled
enameling
Family Crest
Gilded
gilding
Painted
painting (coating)
porcelain
Porcelain
Dimensions
9.5 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1944.96AB
GUSN
53672
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