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Description

Pear-shaped, creamware coffeepot with a high-domed lid featuring a flower knob and flared, beaded rim. The coffeepot has a double-beaded rim and projecting lip, a reeded, double intertwined strap handle with flower-and-leaf terminals and a circular pedestal foot with beading above its rounded shoulders, and a shallow foot ring. Both the pot and lid have a pale cream body with a clear glaze having a yellow cast.

Date

1770-1790


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Material/Technique

Earthenware, lead-glazed (creamware)


Dimensions

Overall (H x W x D): 10 in. x 6 3/8 in. x 3 3/8 in. (25.4 cm x 16.19 cm x 8.57 cm)


Credit Line

Mount Vernon Collection


Object Number

68-143/A.1-A.2


Colors (Beta)


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