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Coffee pot: C.47-1950

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Meissen Porcelain Factory
Decorator: Hausmaler
Silversmith: Adam, Elias

Entities

Categories

Description

Hard-past porcelain painted in gold with Chinoiserie figures, trees and birds. The lid is mounted in silver gilt with a thumbpiece above the hinge attaching it to the mount round the top of the pot.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W. D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 20.3 cm
Width: 12.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany
  • Augsburg ⪼ Swabia ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950-09) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Circa 1720 CE - 1730 CE

Note

Made at Meissen, and decorated by an Augsburg decorator (Hausmaler), probably a member of the Seuter family. The silver-gilt mount was added in Augsburg by the silversmith Elias Adam (c. 1669-1745).

School or Style

Chinoiserie

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Lid Mounting composed of silver gilt

Materials used in production

Porcelain

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.47-1950
Primary reference Number: 140304
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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