coffee and tea set, 1823, four pieces. Marks JA, walking lion, leopard's head, lower case (n), monarch head in profile. Shield with double headed lion and motto, quoteI bide my time.

Coffee pot, from a four-piece coffee and tea set, 1823

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This Rococo Revival tea and coffee set anticipates the Victorian style of the 1840s and 1850s in its rich chasing and the inclusion of Bacchantes (female devotees of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine) depicted on all four pieces, and "oriental" figures for finials.

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Title
Coffee pot, from a four-piece coffee and tea set
Artist Life
English, active 1804-1848
Role
Artist
Accession Number
84.121.1
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coffee and tea set, 1823, four pieces. Marks JA, walking lion, leopard's head, lower case (n), monarch head in profile. Shield with double headed lion and motto, quoteI bide my time.