Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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coffepot and lid
  • England, United Kingdom
  • coffepot and lid, circa 1740–1760
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware, agate ware
  • Object Height: 25.4 cm
    Object Height: 10 in
  • Gift from The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0112.a,b
Label Text

Agate ware coffeepot a pear-shaped body that has eight sides. The base is also octagonal. The spout is V-shaped with a strainer. The handle is semi ear- shaped. The cover is domed with a recumbent lion finial on top. The coffeepot and lid have a marbled appearance with veining in blue, brown and cream.