Decorative Arts and Design
Impressed on base: " D.J. HENSERSON" in reverse in circle; also separate asterisk.
H. Randolph Lever Fund
Coffee pot, yellow ware ; pear-shaped body with domed cover; serpentine spout; handle at rear. Footed base. Body with impressed stylized shell and scroll design encircling bulbous body, interspersed with griffin heads; caryatid and stylized leaf forms on handle; spout with bird terminal; leaf design at base. Grapevine motif encircles dome of top.
Condition: Good. Top has been broken and repaired. Two ships at base, on foot, at front. Top is a different color and different consistency than the pot itself which has a strange vagueness, except at the mark.
This item is not on view
D. & J. Henderson. Coffee Pot, ca. 1829-1833. Earthenware, 11 1/4 x 7 in. (28.6 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 67.129.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.129.1.jpg)
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