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"Ceres shape" coffeepot

about 1859


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1986.1013a-b

Medium or Technique

Lead-glazed earthenware

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pottery

Lead-glazed earthenware. Pear-shaped fluted coffeepot on wide foot with molded relief decoaration of wheat sheaves around rim, handle, and along spout. Domed, fluted cover with similar decoration, handle broken. Mark in relief on base: Enclosed in a wreath, ELSMORE & FORSTER, CERES SHAPE, TUNSTALL and diamond-shaped mark for November 2, 1858.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Shapiro