This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color grey dimgrey darkseagreen or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Coffeepot with Flowers Coffeepot

This is a coffeepot. It was manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory. It is dated 1774–1814 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel. 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): 24 × 17.5 × 12.5 cm (9 7/16 × 6 7/8 × 4 15/16 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 19.4 × 17.5 × 12.5 cm (7 5/8 × 6 7/8 × 4 15/16 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 5.8 × 7.5 cm (2 5/16 × 2 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of pot: [1] double crossed swords with star between handles, painted in underglaze blue (Meissen Porcelain Manufactory mark) [2] dot, painted in underglaze blue (close to rim) [3] "36", impressed underglaze [4] "A", impressed underglaze [5] "29", impressed underglaze [6] four lines, incised underglaze [7] "65." and line across scepter mark, painted overglaze in black

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Coffeepot with Flowers Coffeepot; Manufactured by Meissen Porcelain Manufactory (Germany); porcelain, vitreous enamel; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 24 × 17.5 × 12.5 cm (9 7/16 × 6 7/8 × 4 15/16 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 19.4 × 17.5 × 12.5 cm (7 5/8 × 6 7/8 × 4 15/16 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 5.8 × 7.5 cm (2 5/16 × 2 15/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-519-a,b

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18350205/ |title=Coffeepot with Flowers Coffeepot |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=12 August 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>