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Coffee Pot

Manufacturer: Meissen Porcelain Manufactory

Decorator: Decoration attributed toSeuter Workshop

Date: c.1715-1720; decorated in Augsburg, c.1730
Overall (G83.1.720.1-2): 7 x 6 x 4 in. (17.8 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm)
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain with gilding
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Dresden, Meissen
Object number: G83.1.720.1-2
DescriptionBöttger coffee pot and cover, the pear-shaped body applied with moulded acanthus leaves and painted in gilding. It is made in Augsburg with chinoiserie scenes supported on scrollwork bases, with a double-scroll handle, S-shaped spout and a high-domed cover.