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Made by: Vienna Porcelain Factory (Manufacturer)


About this object

A cylindrical coffee pot with a domed cover and a sloping neck. It stands on a waisted foot. On the front is a rectangular classical scene with a shepherd at the left and at the right a woman with an arrow in her breast shot by cupid from above. The rest of the ground has an elaborate pattern in many colors. The cover has a round knob on the top and bands of elaborate floral designs. The handle is rectangular at the bottom and curved at the top, ending in a scroll. The body of the pot has several bands of motifs, including foliage, scrolls, faces, and beading.

Made from:
Porcelain
Made in:
Austria
Date made:
late 18th or early 19th c.
Size:
15.2 cm (6 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
26.156.1-2
Class:
CERAMICS
Signature marks:
MARK beehive mark in blue for Vienna [underneath]
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974