Hot milk pot

Silver, beechwood | 15.9cm | c. 1765-70

Unknown Artist

This coffeepot and its mate (1997.412.1) bear the maker's mark EGB, which recent research identifies as belonging to the goldsmith Ernst Gottlob Borns of Bautzen, a city east of Dresden in Saxony. For both pots Borns took the standard eighteenth-cent...
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