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1992

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2015

2021

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Coffeepot with Monogram Coffeepot

This is a coffeepot. It was manufactured by Carl Thieme Saxonian Porcelain Company. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman. It is credited Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman.

  • Ewer Ewer
  • porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold.
  • Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Jay Ide, in memory of John Jay Ide.
  • 1991-45-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a: teapot): 12.7 × 17.8 × 8.5 cm (5 in. × 7 in. × 3 3/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 4 × 7.5 cm (1 9/16 × 2 15/16 in.) H x W x D (a,b: overall): 15 × 17.8 × 8.5 cm (5 7/8 in. × 7 in. × 3 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside: [1] cursive "PS" or "SP" interlaced above cursive "Dresden", painted in blue overglaze [2] a flower bud, painted in green overglaze [3] cursive "Dec 478" / "Depose", painted in blue overglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Side of pot: "MT", painted in polychrome in center of plate

Cite this object as

Coffeepot with Monogram Coffeepot; Manufactured by Carl Thieme Saxonian Porcelain Company ; porcelain, vitreous enamel, gold; H x W x D (a: teapot): 12.7 × 17.8 × 8.5 cm (5 in. × 7 in. × 3 3/8 in.) H x diam. (b: lid): 4 × 7.5 cm (1 9/16 × 2 15/16 in.) H x W x D (a,b: overall): 15 × 17.8 × 8.5 cm (5 7/8 in. × 7 in. × 3 3/8 in.); Gift of Wendy Vanderbilt Lehman; 1992-5-60-a,b

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