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Coffee pot

Coffee pot

  • Place of origin:

    Naples (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1773-1807 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Naples Royal Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mr John George Joicey

  • Museum number:

    C.1726-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 24, shelf 4

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.

Place of Origin

Naples (made)

Date

ca. 1773-1807 (made)

Artist/maker

Naples Royal Porcelain Factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels

Marks and inscriptions

'N' under a crown followed by a dot
In underglaze blue

Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm, Diameter: 7.6 cm

Descriptive line

Coffee pot of soft-paste porcelain painted with enamels, Naples Royal Porcelain Factory, Naples, ca. 1773-1807.

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Garland; Grasshopper; Butterfly

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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