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Chocolate pot

Chocolate pot

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1714-1715 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fawdery, John (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, with wooden handle

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Thomas Hugh Cobb

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Place of Origin

London (made)


1714-1715 (made)


Fawdery, John (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, with wooden handle

Marks and inscriptions

FA (A in a smaller case) within a round cornered square shield, mark for John Fawdery I, Grimwade 1990 no. 662. Full marks are struck just below the rim of the pot, leopards head erased and the maker's mark are struck on the collar of the cover.

Zoomorphic and Inscribed

Town mark: London


Height: 27.4 cm, Length: 16.4 cm, Width: 15.25 cm, Weight: 938.9 g

Object history note

Bequest - Thomas Hugh Cobb
Acquisition RF: 44 / 1015

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

V&A Catalogue, 1965, pl.104
Watts, WW., Old English Silver, pl.686
Hayward, J F., Huguenot Silver, 1959, pl.52a
Grimwade, A., London Goldsmiths 1697-1837, No. 662
Hernmarck, The Art of the European Silversmith, pl. 338
V&A/RCA Student Essay 1986-87


Drinking; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares


Metalwork Collection

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