Eagle Coffee Pot
A wonderful example of Chinese Export porcelain for the American Market, this handsome lighthouse coffee pot bears an eagle with a shield depicting an anchor (the emblem of Hope) with a banner in its beak reading “In God We Hope” and clutching the trumpet of Fame in one talon. This is a rather singular design and only three services are known with this specific eagle, one of which was made for John Jay, circa 1815. See Schiffer, China for America, page 122. 10 1/2″ tall, very good condition. A great example of the patriotism displayed during the early years of our Republic.