- Museum number
Coffee-pot of fine white stoneware with pyramidal cover, coated with salt-glaze; mounted in gilt-copper. Mouth and cover-mounts each with vandyked edge, and a bar crosses to small mount on spout. Bottom entirely covered with metal with serrated edge. Knop to cover is decoraetd with a dark brown slip
- Production date
- 1700 (circa)
Height: 22.60 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Text from Read and Tonnochy 1928, 'Catalogue of Silver Plate' (Franks Bequest):
Rhenish, 17th Century. This attribution was discarded in the 1960s.
A silver coffee-pot by Jean Chartier, hallmarked 1700-1, in the Museum collection (inv. 1969,0705.13) is of the same form.
A bworn stonewaer coffee pot of the same form is in the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Virginia, USA, inv. 1998-167, see J.E. Skerry, 'To their destined market: salt-glazed stoneware at Colonial Williamsburg', International Ceramics Fair and Seminar, Handbook, 2008, p. 31, fig.3. The pot is dated by Skerry to c. 1710.
- On display (G46/dc9)
- Acquisition date
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number