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Coffee pot: EC.34 & A-1941

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Maker(s)

Unknown (Production)

Description

Lead glazed earthenware coffee pot and cover. The pot has an elongated and pear shaped form, with a long curved moulded spout and loop handle. Strap handle, with applied reliefs where it joins the body. The domed lid has a flower knob. Both are painted with flowers in red, blue and yellow. Beading at the lip and foot.

Legal notes

Given by A. S. F. Gow

Measurements and weight

Height: 24.1 cm
Width: 19.7 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1941-11-07) by Gow, A. S. F.

Dating

Late 18th century
1750 - 1799

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Paint Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Painting Lead-glazed Moulding Relief

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.34 & A-1941
Primary reference Number: 76951
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 13 July 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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