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"Ceres shape" coffeepot

Lead-glazed earthenware. Pear-shaped fluted coffeepot on wide foot with molded relief decoaration of wheat sheaves around rim, handle, and along spout. Domed, fluted cover with similar decoration, handle broken. Mark in relief on base: Enclosed in a wreath, ELSMORE & FORSTER, CERES SHAPE,...

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Shapiro

about 1859

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Lead-glazed earthenware




Ceramics, Pottery