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Coffeepot (part of a service)

Factory:
Capodimonte (Italian)
Date:
1743–59
Culture:
Italian, Naples
Medium:
Soft-paste porcelain
Dimensions:
Height: 8 1/16 in. (20.5 cm)
Classification:
Ceramics-Porcelain
Credit Line:
The Hans Syz Collection, Gift of Stephan B. Syz and John D. Syz, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.268.325a, b
Not on view
The gift of the Hans Syz Collection in 1995 endowed the Museum with nearly three hundred examples of European and Asian ceramics meticulously acquired by Swiss-born collector Dr. Syz (1894–1991) to chart the migration of models and patterns from East to West. Documenting a continuous process of influence and adaptation, these pieces provide a discriminating review of the nuances of stylistic change resulting from three centuries of trade.
Marking: Painted in underglaze blue enamel on underside: Fleur-de-lis
Hans Syz
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