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Coffee pot and cover

Coffee pot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Leeds (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in purple and green

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 10, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Coffee pot and cover of cream-coloured earthenware, painted in purple and green. Pear-shaped body with domed cover surmounted by a pear with leaves, curved reeded spout, and handle formed of two intertwined stems with flowers and foliage at the points of attachment; painted with bouquets and sprays of flowers in purple.

Place of Origin

Leeds (probably, made)


ca. 1775 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware, painted in purple and green


Height: 24.4 cm, Diameter: 12.7 cm

Object history note

Jermyn Street Collection

Descriptive line

Coffee pot and cover, lead-glazed earthenware, probably made at Holbeck Moor, Leeds, ca. 1775

Labels and date

Coffee pot and cover
Probably made at Holbeck Moor, Leeds, about 1775
Mark: ''H' and 'M' on the cover, both impressed
Lead-glazed earthenware

3128&A-1901 Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Production Note

Probably made at Holbeck Moor, Leeds. Attributed to Bristol in the register.





Subjects depicted

Pears; Floral patterns


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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