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1938

  • We acquired this object.

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Coffeepot with "Hausmaler" Decor Coffeepot

This is a coffeepot. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1725–1735 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold, brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b: overall): 19 × 14 × 10 cm (7 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 3 15/16 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 15.2 × 14 × 6.5 cm (6 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 2 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 4.5 × 7 cm (1 3/4 × 2 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] double crossed swords, painted in blue underglaze (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "E", painted in underglaze blue [3] two dots, impressed underglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Coffeepot with "Hausmaler" Decor Coffeepot; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold, brass; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 19 × 14 × 10 cm (7 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 3 15/16 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 15.2 × 14 × 6.5 cm (6 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 2 9/16 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 4.5 × 7 cm (1 3/4 × 2 3/4 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-665-a,b

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