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Coffeepot with Cover

Description

Lighthouse shape with straight, stepped spout with gold band around mouth; twisted handle broken off; leafy handle terminals with gold-painted highlights; chipped hat-shaped cover with berry finial with traces of gold paint; gold band around edge of body; partial cipher "MHWCF" on sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1810
Location of origin
China
Material
porcelain
underglazing
Object type
Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels
Descriptive terms
Chinese export
Coffeepot
coffeepots
porcelain
underglazing
Vessel, Drink Serving
Dimensions
9 1/2 (H) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.510AB
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Mary Frye
GUSN
6804

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