Chocolate pot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts




Porcelain pot with lid. Handle is a right angle to spout and curves out from body of pot, being only attached to body at one point. Handle is formed with ridges around the circumference as if it were made of bamboo. Spout is very long. Handle and spout entirely gilt. Rim of pot and lid decorated with geen band and designs in gold. Rim of pot has two recesses where extensions on inside rim of lid can fit, to lock lid when pouring, but lid remains loose and can be set on top without aligning. Finial of lid is an open loop with same ridges as handle, painted gold.


Descriptive Terms

chocolate pots
Pot, Chocolate


"J. P. / L. / FRANCE" (Green mark on bottom of pot, horizontal line between J.P. and L.)
"J. POUYAT / Limoges" (Brown text within wreath with green leaves)
"THE NARBONNE" (Brown text)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),


J. Pouyat Limoges (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Limoges, France

Object Type

Food Service T&E


5 1/2 x 5 x 4 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number



Limoges (Haute-Vienne, Limousin, France)