Miniature Coffeepot

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1800

GUSN

GUSN-3455

Description

Coffeepot with cover. Coffeepot has a lighthouse form body with a straight spout, twisted handle with red leafy terminals and red decoration on spine. Hat shaped cover has a red berry finial. Border on cover and edge of body is comprised of a chain of blue, red, and orange flowers. Floral bunch of blue, green, and pink flowers painted on both sides. Part of a partial child's tea service, 1944.27-.32.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coffeepots
enameling
porcelain
Chinese export
Vessel, Drink Serving
Coffeepot
Coffeepot

Additional Identification Number

1944.28A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Dimensions

6 1/4 x 6 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of John B. Morris, Jr.

Accession Number

1944.28AB