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Coffee pot and cover

English
about 1800
Made at Wedgwood Manufactory (Staffordshire, England)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Overall: 29.2 × 23.5 × 14 cm (11 1/2 × 9 1/4 × 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.381a-b

Medium or Technique

Creamware, transfer-printed decoration

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Earthenware

Creamware coffee pot with transfer-printed decoration in black. On one side - “Washington in glory, America in tears”; on other - “M. Baker” with an oval portrait of a seated woman in a fashionable costume. Under the spout, the Great Seal of the United States. The lid is a later replacement.

Inscription

MFA label: "Mrs. T.O. Richardson 689.07a" on underside
Typed label: "Boston Museum S.L. 64.38.2 [?]" on underside
MFA label with "689.07b" in pen and in pencil "T.O.R coffee pot" inside lid

Markings

Impressed WEDGWOOD "3" on underside

Provenance

By 1907, Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson; 1925, bequest of Mrs. T. O. Richardson to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Thomas O. Richardson