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Coffee pot

  • Place of origin:

    Prague (made)

  • Date:

    1793-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cream-coloured earthenware, thrown and turned, with applied knop and handle and lid hinged in pewter-like metal (the hinge probably a replacement); painted in enamel colours; some stamped work

  • Credit Line:

    The Wyatt Bequest

  • Museum number:

    C.198-2003

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case L2, shelf 2

Physical description

Creamware coffee pot with hinged lid and mushroom-like knop and double entwined handle attached with stamped ornament to body. Painted in enamel colours with flowers (mostly roses) and a bullfinch on a flowering tree stump.

Place of Origin

Prague (made)

Date

1793-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cream-coloured earthenware, thrown and turned, with applied knop and handle and lid hinged in pewter-like metal (the hinge probably a replacement); painted in enamel colours; some stamped work

Marks and inscriptions

'PRAG' and '2', impressed

Dimensions

Height: 23.3 cm, Width: 12.6 cm including handle, Diameter: 10.3 cm

Descriptive line

Creamware coffee pot with hinged lid and double entwined handle attached to body, painted in enamel colours with flowers, Czech Republic (Prague), 1793-1800

Materials

Earthenware

Subjects depicted

Finches; Flowers; Roses

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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