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Coffeepot with Chinoiserie Vignettes Coffeepot, ca. 1770

This is a coffeepot. It was style of Jacques-Gabriel Huquier and manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. 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): 23.5 × 14 × 10.5 cm (9 1/4 × 5 1/2 × 4 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 18.9 × 14 × 10.5 cm (7 7/16 × 5 1/2 × 4 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 4.4 × 7.1 cm (1 3/4 × 2 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of coffeepot: [1] scepter, painted in underglaze blue (Royal Porcelain Manufactory Berlin mark) [2] "18K" with dot above the "K", impressed underglaze [3] "437.66a", printed in black ink on paper label No marks on lid.

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Coffeepot with Chinoiserie Vignettes Coffeepot, ca. 1770; Manufactured by Berlin Porcelain Factory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 23.5 × 14 × 10.5 cm (9 1/4 × 5 1/2 × 4 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 18.9 × 14 × 10.5 cm (7 7/16 × 5 1/2 × 4 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 4.4 × 7.1 cm (1 3/4 × 2 13/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-650-a,b

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