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Chocolate pot and cover
  • Chocolate pot and cover
    Meissen porcelain factory
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Chocolate pot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)
    Holland (probably, decorated)

  • Date:

    ca. 1740 (made)
    ca. 1750 (enamelled)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and slightly gilded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:101/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery

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.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)
Holland (probably, decorated)

Date

ca. 1740 (made)
ca. 1750 (enamelled)

Artist/maker

Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels and slightly gilded

Dimensions

Height: 12.7 cm, Diameter: 8.3 cm

Object history note

Purchased by Lady Charlotte Schreiber from Van Minden, Rotterdam, for 7 shillings 6 pence in August 1869.
Acquired as Bow porcelain.

Descriptive line

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.

Materials

Porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Gilded

Subjects depicted

Vase; Flowers

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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