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Coffee Pot and Pair of Beakers and Saucers

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Decoration attributed toJohann Georg Funcke

Date: c.1720; decorated c.1720-25
Dimensions:
Overall (G83.1.0715.1-.2): 8 x 6 x 5 in. (20.3 x 15.2 x 12.7 cm)
Overall (G83.1.0715.3): 3 x 3 in. (7.6 x 7.6 cm)
Overall (G83.1.0715.4): 1 x 5 1/2 in. (2.5 x 14 cm)
Overall (G83.1.0715.5): 3 x 3 in. (7.6 x 7.6 cm)
Overall (G83.1.0715.6): 1 x 5 1/2 in. (2.5 x 14 cm)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.715.1-.6
DescriptionMeissen coffee pot and cover, the lid and lower part crisply moulded in relief with acanthus leaves. The cover and body are decorated in gold with a scroll work design. The knop, spout and foot are gilded. Decorated in Augsburg by the Hausmauler Auffenwerth.

A pair of Meissen beakers and sauces, decorated in gold with a scroll work design. The saucers and interior of beakers is solidly gilded.