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Coffeepot

Manufactory:
Höchst Manufactory (German, 1746–1796)
Decorator:
Louis-Viktor Gerverot (1747–1829)
Artist:
After a woodcut by Johann Esaias Nilson (German, Augsburg 1721–1788 Augsburg)
Date:
1771–75
Culture:
German, Höchst
Medium:
Hard-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 9 1/2 × 6 5/8 × 4 3/4 in. (24.1 × 16.8 × 12.1 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anita M. Linzee Bequest, 1940
Accession Number:
40.169.7a, b
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on pediment in landscape: L. / V.S.

Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside: [1] Wheel (Höchst factory mark)

Painted in purple enamel over mark [1]: [2] crossed mill-sails, gerv.

Incised on base near foot rim: [3] I P
[ Neuberger & Beckhardt , 1940; sold to MMA ]
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