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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

Chocolate Pot and Cover

ca. 1740 (made), ca. 1750 (enamelled)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Chocolate-pot and cover of hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels in imitation of Chinese famille roseporcelain, and slightly gilded, and painted with sprays of flowers in a vase which stands beside a railing.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Chocolate Pot
  • Cover
Materials and Techniques
Hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and slightly gilded
Brief Description
Chocolate-pot and cover of hard-paste porcelain, painted with enamels in imitation of Chinese famille roseporcelain, and slightly gilded, made by Meissen porcelain factory, Meissen, ca. 1740, and decorated in the Netherlands, ca. 1750.
Physical Description
Chocolate-pot and cover of hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels in imitation of Chinese famille roseporcelain, and slightly gilded, and painted with sprays of flowers in a vase which stands beside a railing.
Dimensions
  • Height: 12.7cm
  • Diameter: 8.3cm
Style
Credit line
Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber
Object history
Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Van Minden, Rotterdam, for 7 shillings 6 pence in August 1869.

Acquired as Bow porcelain.
Subjects depicted
Other Number
Sch. I 816&A - Schreiber number
Collection
Accession Number
414:101/&A-1885

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record createdFebruary 16, 2009
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