decorated with cut-card work on handles and body; domed cover removable

Chocolate pot, c. 1703

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Gift of James F. and Louise H. Bellexpand_more  61.55.5a,b

The side handle on this chocolate pot allowed one to hold and pour the pot while mixing the chocolate beverage with a muddler. The highly decorative "cut-card" mounts applied around the handle and spout are a typical attribute of the English style in this period.

Details
Title
Chocolate pot
Artist Life
English, active 1703-1712
Role
Maker
Accession Number
61.55.5a,b
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decorated with cut-card work on handles and body; domed cover removable