Chocolate pot with lid

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890

GUSN

GUSN-26365

Description

One semi-porcelain chocolate pot with lid. White ground with light green and gold decoration, elongated C-shaped handle with a leaf-texture in gold. Top rim is scalloped and trimmmed in gold; short, curved lip. From base rim up approx 1" is a scalloped shaped overlay(?) of green overdecorated with gold. Middle portion of body pattern consists of palm tree with green leaves and trunk outlined in gold. Gold sea gulls. Top portion of pot is rimmed in golds, then repeats the bottom rim decoration of green and gold. Lid is white ground, decorated with palm fronds. Elongated bar handle, in gold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chocolate pots
lids
porcelain
palm leaf
Vessel, Drink Serving
Pot, Chocolate
Tin Glazed
Tree
Porcelain
Pot, Chocolate

Inscription

Stamped on bottom: ""NEP"" in crown shape Written on bottom: ""219""

Maker

New England Pottery Company (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

9 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Frederick M. Morth

Accession Number

1998.5747.1AB

Date

1890 (Circa)

Places

Massachusetts (United States)