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Coffee percolator; 19th Century; XHC.220

Coffee percolator; 19th Century; XHC.220
Coffee percolator
About this object
Coffee percolator; a percolator in three pieces, consisting of a base, porcelain beaker and glass percolator. The base is made from rectangular porcelain, with a bright pink glaze on the upper side and scrolled gilt detailing. Attached in centre is an ornate cast brass stand which scrolls upwards to provide a rest for the neck of the percolator, and has two circular rests for the percolator body and beaker. The beaker is cylindrical with a narrow lip, made from porcelain with a bright pink external glaze and gilt scroll detailing. The percolator consists of a spherical glass bowl with narrow neck with a short lip.

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Date Made
19th Century
Medium and Materials
glass; porcelain
Base: 25 x 29.5 x 12.8cm
Beaker: Top lip diameter is 13.5cm, height is 18.5cm
Percolator: Diameter is 18cm, height is 25cm

Credit Line
Collection of Hurworth Cottage, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga
Object number


19th century
coffee percolator

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