Coffeepot with "Hausmaler" Decor

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Pear-shaped, on rounded flaring circular foot; scrolled handle, simple triangular spout, domed cover with flat circular finial. Solid gilding on foot, handle, lip, edge of pot and of cover, and finial. Underglaze decoration of floral sprays and birds; overglaze gilding representing a Chinoiserie scene of figures in landscape. Edge of pot and of cover mounted in gilded brass (missing?).
Manufacturer
Meissen Porcelain Manufactory, Meissen, Germany, founded 1710
Painter
Bartholomäus Seuter, German, 1676 - 1754
Credit Line
Bequest of Erskine Hewitt
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
1725–1735
Accession Number
1938-57-665-a,b
Place
Germany
Medium
porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold, brass
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Object Name
coffeepot
Type
coffeepot