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Chocolate Pot

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Chocolate Pot

Manufacturer: Mintons (English, founded 1793)

Region: Staffordshire (English, founded c. 1700)

Date: 1891 - 1912
Medium: porcelain with gold
Dimensions:
7 1/4 x 9 x 6 inches (18.4 x 22.9 x 15.2 cm)
Classification: Food Services
Inscribed: 872 / 1 (handwritten in red, on base)
Markings: Crown over globe with MINTONS in banner / ENGLAND (stamped in maroon, on base)
Credit Line: Gift of Nelda C. Stark, 1980
Object number: 41.12.34.A
Accession Number: 1980.21.28.A
1965 Appraisal: 351
1979 York Appraisal: 592
DescriptionPart of dinner service set with 18 place settings; circular shape base with spreading foot; integral spout; C-shaped handle; raised gold band with foliage pattern at widest part of body, above widest part of body, and at base; gold bands at rim and narrowest part of base; gold trim on spout and handle.
Provenance: W.H. Stark [1851-1936] and Miriam Lutcher Stark [Mrs. W.H. Stark, 1859-1936]; by inheritance to their son H.J. Lutcher Stark [1887-1965]; by inheritance to his wife Nelda C. Stark [1909-1999]; gifted December 11, 1980 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to The W.H. Stark House
Exhibitions:
  • 2019 Holiday Tours
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