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Staffordshire white salt-glazed camel teapot

Image attached to C.572 & A-1928

An image of Camel Teapot. Staffordshire, nearlydone (uncertain). In the fom of a camel crouching on a shaped base, with on its back, a tall hexagornal erection secured by two girths. The camel's neck and head with open mouth forms the spout. The loop handle is formed of a flat scalloped band with impressed foliage and flowers. In the panels on the upper part there are Chinese figures and buildings. The domed hexagonal cover has raised lines between its panels, a narrow ribbed border, and a hexagonal slightly conical knob with waisted sides. White salt-glazed stoneware, slip cast, height, whole, 15.5 cm, length, whole, 18.1 cm, circa 1750-1755. English. Rococo.

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Camel Teapot. Staffordshire, nearlydone (uncertain). In the fom of a camel crouching on a shaped base, with on its back, a tall hexagornal erection secured by two girths. The camel's neck and head with open mouth forms the spout. The loop handle is formed of a flat scalloped band with impressed foliage and flowers. In the panels on the upper part there are Chinese figures and buildings. The domed hexagonal cover has raised lines between its panels, a narrow ribbed border, and a hexagonal slightly conical knob with waisted sides. White salt-glazed stoneware, slip cast, height, whole, 15.5 cm, length, whole, 18.1 cm, circa 1750-1755. English. Rococo.

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  • Accession Number: C.572 & A-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/16.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 879 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 381.85kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 16/1
  • Captured: 2013:09:04 15:14:11

Key words

18th Century animals anthropomorphic camels Chinoiserie English Fitz_AA Georgian glazed lidded pottery Rococo salt-glazed slip cast slipware spout spouted Staffordshire Pottery stoneware tableware teapot white

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