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

Coffee Pot and Cover

ca. 1770 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Coffee pot of soft-paste porcelain. Pear-shaped body painted in underglaze blue with Chinoiserie landscapes and on one side a man fishing. Floral devices on the spout and handle and trellised border below the rim.


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

  • Coffee Pot
  • Cover
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue
Brief Description
Coffee pot and cover, soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1770
Physical Description
Coffee pot of soft-paste porcelain. Pear-shaped body painted in underglaze blue with Chinoiserie landscapes and on one side a man fishing. Floral devices on the spout and handle and trellised border below the rim.
Dimensions
  • Height: 21cm
  • Diameter: 10.5cm
Style
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Production
Date given by John Howell in 1981. According to Howell, the cover is slightly later.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.640&A-1924

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record createdMay 13, 2009
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