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

Coffee Pot

ca. 1773-1807 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Coffee pot of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. Pear-shaped body with a garland of flowers round the top. Below is a butterfly, a grasshopper and a spray of flowers.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels
Brief Description
Coffee pot of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Naples Royal Porcelain Factory, Naples, ca. 1773-1807.
Physical Description
Coffee pot of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels. Pear-shaped body with a garland of flowers round the top. Below is a butterfly, a grasshopper and a spray of flowers.
Dimensions
  • Height: 11.4cm
  • Diameter: 7.6cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'N' under a crown followed by a dot (In underglaze blue)
Credit line
Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
C.1726-1919

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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