Coffeepot with Cover

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1790-1810

GUSN

GUSN-6804

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

Descriptive Terms

coffeepots
porcelain
underglazing
Chinese export
Vessel, Drink Serving
Coffeepot
Coffeepot

Additional Identification Number

1938.510A,B

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

China

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Serving Vessels

Dimensions

9 1/2 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Frye

Accession Number

1938.510AB