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Chocolate Pot And Lid (Germany), ca. 1735

This is a Chocolate pot and lid. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1735 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is gilt and glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 19.8 x 11.4 x 3.1cm (7 13/16 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/4in.)

It has the following markings

On underside of teapot, in cream overglaze: "no 40"; under the lid, black overglaze: "1032 nll [in script] 67.W"

Cite this object as

Chocolate Pot And Lid (Germany), ca. 1735; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Factory (Germany); gilt and glazed porcelain; H x W x D: 19.8 x 11.4 x 3.1cm (7 13/16 x 4 1/2 x 1 1/4in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-633

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