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Coffee pot: C.14A-1972

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Meissen Porcelain Factory

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Description

Porcelain coffee pot, part of a service. Moulded decoration and painted flower sprays.

Legal notes

Given by Sir Richard Jessel

Measurements and weight

Height: 18 cm
Length: 15.2 cm

Relative size of this object

15.2 cm18 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972-01-20) by Jessel, Richard, Sir

Dating

18th century
Production date: circa AD 1760

Materials used in production

Paint
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Painting
Moulding

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: crossed swords
  • Method of creation: Underglaze blue
  • Type: Maker's mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.14A-1972
Primary reference Number: 140130
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 October 2016 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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