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Coffeepot Coffeepot

This is a coffeepot. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory and made by Meissen Porcelain Factory. It is dated mid- 18th century and we acquired it in 1912. Its medium is hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b: overall): 23.5 × 16.5 × 13 cm (9 1/4 × 6 1/2 × 5 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 18.5 × 16.5 × 13 cm (7 5/16 × 6 1/2 × 5 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 6 × 7.2 cm (2 3/8 × 2 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of pot: [1] double crossed swords, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] "C" (?), impressed underglaze (illegible) [3] number or letter, impressed (illegible)

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Coffeepot Coffeepot; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); Germany; hard paste porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 23.5 × 16.5 × 13 cm (9 1/4 × 6 1/2 × 5 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 18.5 × 16.5 × 13 cm (7 5/16 × 6 1/2 × 5 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 6 × 7.2 cm (2 3/8 × 2 13/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. Edward Luckemeyer; 1912-13-1-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions Hewitt Sisters Collect and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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