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Coffee Pot with Lid

Decorative Arts

While in Atlanta, William Lycett decorated china, taught classes in china, oil, and watercolor painting, and sold art materials and plain porcelain blanks for decoration. A fixture of Atlanta society, William’s descendants successfully continued the family’s ceramic business until the 1970s.
MAKER Unknown
MEDIUM Porcelain
DATES ca. 1895
DIMENSIONS 12 x 5 x 6 1/2 in. (30.5 x 12.7 x 16.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On bottom: printed in blue: "[within oval] Wm LYCETT/ ATLANTA/ GA" Impressed near outer edge: "120"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Harold S. Keller Fund
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CAPTION William Lycett (American, born England, 1855-1909, active late 19th century). Coffee Pot with Lid, ca. 1895. Porcelain, 12 x 5 x 6 1/2 in. (30.5 x 12.7 x 16.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Harold S. Keller Fund, 2011.58.3a-b. Creative Commons-BY
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Coffee Pot with Lid