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Coffee Pot

ca. 1810

Josiah Wedgwood & Sons (English)

Red stoneware (‘rosso antico’ ware) with applied relief decoration in black basalt

7 3/4 in. H x 8 in. W (20.3 cm H x 21.3 cm W)

$1,500.00

Developed by Josiah Wedgwood in the 1760s, rosso antico famously exhibits the Egyptian Revival style that became popular in the early 19th century during Napoleon’s Egyptian campaign. However, as the name suggests, these ‘antique red’ wares also made reference to the ancient pottery concurrently excavated from Pompeii and Herculaneum. This early Wedgwood rosso antico coffee pot is more Classical in design than Egyptian Revival, with its stylized acanthus leaf and bell flower garlands.

Developed by Josiah Wedgwood in the 1760s, rosso antico famously exhibits the Egyptian Revival style that became popular in the early 19th century during Napoleon’s Egyptian campaign. However, as the name suggests, these ‘antique red’ wares also made reference to the ancient pottery concurrently excavated from Pompeii and Herculaneum. This early Wedgwood rosso antico coffee pot is more Classical in design than Egyptian Revival, with its stylized acanthus leaf and bell flower garlands.

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Condition

Excellent. Two flecks of white paint visible.

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References

Victoria & Albert Museum, WE.3655-2016

Excellent. Two flecks of white paint visible.

For a detailed condition report, please contact us.

Victoria & Albert Museum, WE.3655-2016

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This item ships free to the continental US, and globally for a flat-rate fee of $75.

All objects are packed with utmost care by our team of expert fine art shippers. All items are shipped with parcel insurance.

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All of our objects look even more stunning in person!

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