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Black Basalt Coffeepot Coffeepot, late 18th century

This is a coffeepot. It was manufactured by Wedgwood. It is dated late 18th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is stoneware. 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.

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Its dimensions are

H x W (a,b: overall): 23.7 x 15.5 cm (9 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: body): 17.7 x 11.1 x 15.5 cm (6 15/16 x 4 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 7.2 x 7.2 cm (2 13/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Incised mark: "N"

Cite this object as

Black Basalt Coffeepot Coffeepot, late 18th century; Manufactured by Wedgwood (United Kingdom); England; stoneware; H x W (a,b: overall): 23.7 x 15.5 cm (9 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: body): 17.7 x 11.1 x 15.5 cm (6 15/16 x 4 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 7.2 x 7.2 cm (2 13/16 x 2 13/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-307-a,b

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