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Posset pot and cover

Posset pot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Frankfurt am Main (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1690-1700 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours

  • Credit Line:

    Mellor Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.82&A-1947

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 49, shelf 1 []

Physical description

Circular, with two small loop handles; domed cover with flat knob. Painted with Chinese figures, plants and rocks in late Ming style.

Place of Origin

Frankfurt am Main (made)

Date

ca. 1690-1700 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in colours

Dimensions

Height: 13.3 cm, Diameter: 17.5 cm without handles

Object history note

Originally thought to be English, Lambeth, late 17th century.

Descriptive line

Posset pot and cover of buff earthenware covered with a tin glaze and painted in colours. German, Frankfurt am Main, about 1690-1700.

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

Register: Information on C.78-1947.
Rackham and Read, English Pottery, 1924

Labels and date

Posset pot and cover
Made in Frankfurt on Main, Germany late 17th century
Tin-glazed earthenware

C.82&A-1947 Mellor Bequest [16/07/2008]

Materials

Tin glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Rocks; Figures; Plants

Categories

Ceramics; Faience; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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