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chocolate pot and lid
  • Denmark
  • chocolate pot and lid, 1700s
  • Where object was made: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • porcelain
  • Object Height/Diameter: 17.1 x 8.9 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 6 3/4 x 3 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.6626 and 1928.6627
Description

Glazed white, porcelain chocolate pot and lid with a cylindrical body. There is a band of lavender around the center of the body and around the lid which has gold medallions. There are pink and purple flowers inside the medallions. There are bands of gold above and below the lavender band, on the spout, on the lid and on the handle. The handle is located near the spout. The lid clamps on and has a hemishperical finial with a flower on top.