Philadelphia Museum of Art - Collections Object : Coffeepot


Made by De Metaale Pot (The Metal Pot), Delft, Netherlands, 1670 - 1775. Under Lambertus van Eenhoorn, Dutch, active 1691 - 1721.

Made in Delft, Netherlands, Europe

c. 1710-1720

Tin-glazed earthenware with underglaze blue decoration; metal

Approximately: 10 1/2 x 9 x 5 1/2 inches (26.7 x 22.9 x 14 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 290a, European Art 1500-1850, second floor

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Purchased with funds contributed by an anonymous donor, 2003

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This reeded coffeepot is quite rare as very few have survived. It rests on three ball feet and depicts a fanciful bird among intertwining foliage and flowers.

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