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coffee pot

Date: 1775 ca

Media: hard-paste porcelain

Size: h(cm) : 23 x l(cm) : 14 x w(cm) : 11,h(cm) : 23 x

Acquired: 1921; Gift; W. S. de Winton

Accession Number: NMW A 30076

This coffee pot was made at the factory established in 1771 at Oude Loosdrecht in the Netherlands by Pastor Joannes de Mol as a work-creation scheme for the local inhabitants. Unfortunately we do not know which artist was responsible for the wonderfully lively painting of a vulture and other birds. It may have been the Frenchman Louis-Victor Gerverot (1747-1829), a much-travelled porcelain painter who worked in France and Germany during his career, and worked at the Dutch factory of Weesp in 1768-1769 and at Loosdrecht from 1775 to 1779,

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