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Chocolate pot


George Garthorne



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Chocolate pot, George Garthorne
: Coffee, Tea, or Chocolate?
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver, wood
Size: 7 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 7 11/16in. (19 x 19.7 x 19.5cm)
Creation Place: Europe, England, London
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 17th century
Inscriptions: Inscription; Stamps [T/T*M], engraved, on bottom; 4 stamps, on bottom; 1 stamp, on edge of cap; 2 stamps, on edge of lid
Physical Description: ginger jar-shaped body with capped swan neck spout; c-scroll handle with a knob on top and molded ring foot; cut-card work on cover; engraved coat of arms within scroll and foliate cartouche on front
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the James Ford Bell Foundation
Accession Number: 99.28a,b
Artist: George Garthorne, English, active 1680-1730
Role: Artist
Nationality: English
Life Dates: English, active 1680-1730
Added to Site: February 28, 2009