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Coffee pot

  • Place of origin:

    Meissen (made)
    Augsburg (decorated)

  • Date:

    ca. 1720 (made)
    ca. 1725-1730 (decorated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Auffenwerth, Johann (decorator)
    Adam, Elias (metal-workers)
    Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hard-paste porcelain with relief decoration, painted in enamels and gilt, mounted in silver-gilt

  • Museum number:

    1956-1855

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 21, shelf 7

Physical description

Coffee pot with hinged cover, of hard-paste porcelain, with vine leaves and grapes in relief, gilt and coloured in enamels; the cover mounted in silver-gilt.

Place of Origin

Meissen (made)
Augsburg (decorated)

Date

ca. 1720 (made)
ca. 1725-1730 (decorated)

Artist/maker

Auffenwerth, Johann (decorator)
Adam, Elias (metal-workers)
Meissen porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Hard-paste porcelain with relief decoration, painted in enamels and gilt, mounted in silver-gilt

Marks and inscriptions

The mount bears the Augsburg hall-mark and the mark of the maker Elias Adam (d. 1745)

Dimensions

Height: 19.1 cm, Diameter: 11.4 cm

Descriptive line

Coffee pot with hinged cover, hard-paste porcelain, painted in enamels and gilt, with silver-gilt mount; made by Meissen porcelain factory, Germany, ca. 1720, the decoration added in Augsburg, probably in the workshop of Johann Auffenwerth, ca. 1725-30

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Honey, W. B. Dresden china: an introduction to the study of Meissen porcelain. London: A. & C. Black, 1946, Pl. IX (c), p. 54.

Materials

Hard paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted; Glazed; Gilt

Subjects depicted

Vines

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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