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Coffee Pot and cover with chinoiserie decoration

Manufacturer: Bayreuth Factory

Date: 1730-1740
Dimensions:
Overall (G06.3.2a-b): 22.5 x 17.2 x 0.7 cm (8 7/8 x 6 3/4 x 1/4 in.)
Medium: Glazed brown earthenware, with fired gold and silver decoration
Credit Line: Gift of Helen E. Gardiner
Origin:Germany, Bavaria, Bayreuth
Object number: G06.3.2a-b
DescriptionA coffee pot and cover with pear-shaped body, C-scroll handle and beak-shaped spout. It is covered in a brown glaze and decorated in silver and gilding on both sides with quatrefoil panel containing chinoiserie figures and bordered with foliate scroll work.