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The coffee service includes a coffeepot, hot milk jug, sugar basin , and six cups and saucers. The octagonal, pear-shaped coffeepot, made from a two-part mold, has a domed octagonal cover and a wishbone handle. The flared spout has an elongated heart-shaped opening. The smaller hot milk jug...

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Credit Line

Gift of Rita and Frits Markus

German, about 1740

Object Place

Meissen, Germany


5.1 cm (2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain




Ceramics, Porcelain