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1931

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2015

2021

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Chocolate Pot with "Camaïeu" Landscapes Chocolate Pot

This is a chocolate pot. It was style of Meissen Porcelain Manufactory and manufactured by Höchst Porcelain Factory. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold, wood, bronze. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b: overall): 19 × 24.5 × 10.5 cm (7 1/2 × 9 5/8 × 4 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 13.5 × 24.5 × 10.5 cm (5 5/16 × 9 5/8 × 4 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 8.5 × 8 cm (3 3/8 × 3 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of pot: [1] wheel, painted in gold (Höchst Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] swastika or cross-like mark, painted in gold (?)

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Chocolate Pot with "Camaïeu" Landscapes Chocolate Pot; Manufactured by Höchst Porcelain Factory (Germany); porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold, wood, bronze; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 19 × 24.5 × 10.5 cm (7 1/2 × 9 5/8 × 4 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 13.5 × 24.5 × 10.5 cm (5 5/16 × 9 5/8 × 4 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 8.5 × 8 cm (3 3/8 × 3 1/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-41-23-a,b

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