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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery

Coffee Pot and Cover

ca. 1810-1820 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Coffee pot and cover of Black Basalt, painted in enamels and gilded with Chinese flowers. Pear-shaped with a domed cover with spherical knop; longitudinally ribbed loop handle of flattened section, and curved spout. Painted with sprays of flowers in natural colours.


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

  • Coffee Pot
  • Coffee Pot Cover
Materials and Techniques
Black Basalt, painted in enamels and gilded
Brief Description
Coffee pot and cover, Black Basalt, painted in enamels and gilded with Chinese flowers, Josiah Wedgwood's factory, Staffordshire, ca. 1810-1820
Physical Description
Coffee pot and cover of Black Basalt, painted in enamels and gilded with Chinese flowers. Pear-shaped with a domed cover with spherical knop; longitudinally ribbed loop handle of flattened section, and curved spout. Painted with sprays of flowers in natural colours.
Dimensions
  • Conversion from imperial height: 19.3cm
  • Conversion from imperial diameter: 12cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
"Wedgwood" and a star impressed
Credit line
Given by William Robinson, Esq.
Collection
Accession Number
C.478-1927

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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