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Coffee pot cover: EC.5-1944

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Cozzi Porcelain Factory (Production)


Hard-paste porcelain coffee pot with cover, painted with scroll work in iron red. Mask spout. Handled in the form of a vine branch with grapes and leaves applied to the neck of the jug. The body is divided up into irregular panels with wavy red lines.

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 20 cm
Width: 15.2 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Venice ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1944-07-14) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Third quarter of 18th century
Production date: circa AD 1770

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel gold

Materials used in production

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain Glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: anchor
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in red enamel
  • Type: Factory mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.5-1944
Primary reference Number: 140441
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 May 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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