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Coffeepot

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Coffeepot of octafoil form. White ground with raised flower decoration in natural colors. Brown rim on cover and spout.

Inscription

Paper label of "Stone and Evans, 3 King Street, St. James Sq., S.W."

Marks

Mark: Triangle incised

Provenance

Stone & Evans Galleries, London. By 1925, probably Alfred E. Hutton, London [see note 1]. By 1930, Richard C. Paine (b. 1893 - d. 1966), Boston; 1930, gift of Richard C. Paine to the MFA. (Accession date: April 3, 1930) NOTES: [1] A similar cofeepot is illustrated in R. Blunt, ed. "The Cheyne Book of Chelsea China and Pottery" (1925) from the Alfred Hutton Collection.

Credit Line

Gift of Richard C. Paine

English, about 1745–49

Object Place

England

Dimensions

22.86 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

30.357a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain