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Teapot from the Elector Clemens August Service


Meissen porcelain factory (German, 1710 - present)

This teapot is from a coffee, tea, and chocolate service made for Clemens August of Bavaria, Elector and Archbishop of Cologne (1700–1761) on the occasion of his 35th birthday. Notice that one of the teapot’s figures is painting the Elector’s monogram, CA, on a large shield.

Place object was created: Meissen, Germany

hard-paste porcelain, enamel paint, gilding (material)

Measurements:    height: 4 inches    width: 7 inches    diameter: 3.625 inches

Museum Purchase: Delhom Collection 1965.48.203A-B

Currently on view at Mint Museum RANDOLPH