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The idea behind this ceramic pot is wordplay: a "Kaffeetante" in German describes a woman who likes to drink coffee, as part of the cultural practice of afternoon coffee and cake. This playful ceramic was not necessarily mass-manufactured, but may have been produced on commission by the family.

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Unknown Artist: [Kaffeetante], Leo Baeck Institute Art and Objects Collection, 2018.55.

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