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Coffee pot with domed, round ball finial cover. Bowl of pot circled by chinoiserie figures, slight landscaping in background. Cover decorated in same manner.

Marks

D L in black enamel under base

Provenance

Probably William Rix Seago, esq. August 1873, sold by Messrs. Spelman, Lowestoft [see note 1]. By 1965, Forsyth Wickes, New York and Newport, RI (d. 1964); 1965, bequest of Wickes. (Accession date: December 24, 1965) NOTES: [1] as cited in Godden, "Lowestoft", p. 128.

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

English, about 1770–80

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall: 21cm (8 1/4in.)

Accession Number

65.2197a-b

Medium or Technique

Soft-paste porcelain with colored enamel and gilded decoration

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain