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Coffeepot from Part Coffee Service

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Part of a Coffee Service (65.2076a-b - 65.2080). Pear-shaped coffeepot has an S-shaped gently curving spout with a heart-shaped opening, and a domed cover surmounted by a bell-shaped finial. Painted with chinoiserie figures depicting the brewing and drinking of tea or coffee or the smoking of...

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Marks

impressed two dots on footring for the thrower Kuttel

Provenance

By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession Date: December 24, 1965)

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

German, about 1723, decorated about 1725–30

Object Place

Meissen, Germany

Dimensions

Overall: 19.6 x 13.6 x 10.6 cm (7 11/16 x 5 3/8 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.2076a-b

Medium or Technique

Hard-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain