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 ServingCoffeepotCoffeepot

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