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Coffee pot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)
    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1808-1818 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Creil pottery factory (manufacturer)
    Stone, Coquerel and Le Gros (printer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Creamware (faïence fine), transfer-printed in black

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Arthur Myers Smith, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    C.518&A-1920

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 145, case 20, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Baluster-shaped coffee pot with bird's head finial to the spout and loop handle and flat cover with button finial, the body transfer-printed in black with circular medallions with 'Sépulchre de la Famille Metella 15' (tomb of Cecilia Metella, Rome) and 'Arc de Septime Severe 12' (Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome), and the front with a cockerell and chicken

Place of Origin

France (made)
Paris (printed)

Date

1808-1818 (made)

Artist/maker

Creil pottery factory (manufacturer)
Stone, Coquerel and Le Gros (printer)

Materials and Techniques

Creamware (faïence fine), transfer-printed in black

Marks and inscriptions

'CREIL' impressed

'2' printed, and 'R' painted on pot and and '9' or '6' printed on cover, all in black

Descriptive line

Creamware coffee pot made at Creil pottery factory 1808-1818 and transfer-printed by Stone, Coquerel and Le Gros

Labels and date

Gallery 128 Decant 2003

The subjects are identified as 'Sépulchre de la Famille Metella 15' (tomb of Cecilia Metella, Rome) and 'Arc de Septime Severe 12' (Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome). [07/06/2004]

Subjects depicted

Triumphal arch; Tomb; Cocks (birds); Medallions (ornament areas); Chicken

Categories

Ceramics; Creamware & Pearlware; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Architecture

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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