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Coffee pot: C.186 & A-1918

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Production: Limbach




Hard-paste porcelain painted with landscapes in puce enamel and gilt. Cylindrical with applied spout and handle, and a domed cover with a cone-shaped finial. On one side there is a vignette of three men in a rowing boat, on a lake beside a group of buildings, with a sailing boat in the background and a tree in the right foreground. On the other vignette of a traveller resting beside a monument next to a tree, and aruin and a cottage in the distance on the right. There are gilt lines on the spout, and a gilt band round the shoulder and top of the spout.
The cover is decorated with two vignettes, rocks and foliage, and buildings in a landscape. The top of the finial is gilt, and there is a gilt band round the rim.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin

Measurements and weight

Height: 22.4 cm
Width: 21.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Griffin, Ralph, MA


18th Century
Production date: AD 1790

Materials used in production

puce Enamel
Hard-paste porcelain

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.186 & A-1918
Primary reference Number: 72767
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 October 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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