Coffeepot with cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-53672

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

Descriptive Terms

coffeepots
enameling
gilding
painting (coating)
porcelain
Chinese export
crests (motifs)
Porcelain
Enameled
Painted
Family Crest
Gilded
Chinese Export
COFFEEPOT

Inscription

Cipher on body: ""GWA"".

Additional Identification Number

1944.96A,B

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

9.5 (H) (inches)

Accession Number

1944.96AB