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Worcester porcelain teapot, cover and stand

Image attached to C.4 & A & B-1997

An image of Teapot, cover and stand. Worcester Porcelain Factory, probably, England. The globular teapot has a slightly curved, upward tilting spout, loop handle, short vertical neck, and a footring. The domed cover (A) has a knob in the shape of a flower on a stalk with two leaves. The stand (B)is hexagonal with sloping fluted sides and lightly scalloped edge. The pieces are decorate en suite with floral sprigs and swags of black husks with grey 'shadow', and with gilt band and formal scrolls and leaf motifs. The knob is picked out in gold. Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and decorated with floral sprigs and scrolls in polychrome enamels and gilt, height, teapot, 14.8 cm, length, teapot, 19.4 cm; height, stand, 1.9 cm, width, stand, 15 cm, circa 1770-1780. Neoclassical. Production Note: Attributed to Chelsea-Derby period on accession but the shape of the handle and knob indicate that it is Worcester. Acquisition Credit: Given by Sir and Lady Ivor Batchelor.

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Teapot, cover and stand. Worcester Porcelain Factory, probably, England. The globular teapot has a slightly curved, upward tilting spout, loop handle, short vertical neck, and a footring. The domed cover (A) has a knob in the shape of a flower on a stalk with two leaves. The stand (B)is hexagonal with sloping fluted sides and lightly scalloped edge. The pieces are decorate en suite with floral sprigs and swags of black husks with grey 'shadow', and with gilt band and formal scrolls and leaf motifs. The knob is picked out in gold. Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and decorated with floral sprigs and scrolls in polychrome enamels and gilt, height, teapot, 14.8 cm, length, teapot, 19.4 cm; height, stand, 1.9 cm, width, stand, 15 cm, circa 1770-1780. Neoclassical. Production Note: Attributed to Chelsea-Derby period on accession but the shape of the handle and knob indicate that it is Worcester. Acquisition Credit: Given by Sir and Lady Ivor Batchelor.

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  • Accession Number: C.4 & A & B-1997
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/45.0
  • Focal length: 150
  • Camera: Hasselblad H4D-31
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 883 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.0 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 85.45kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 45/1

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18th Century ceramics cover enamel enamelled festoon Fitz_AA floral flowers garlands Georgian gilded gilding gilt globe globular gold husks knob lidded moulded neo-classical Neoclassical polychrome porcelain soft-paste porcelain spout spouted sprig sprigs stand swags taking tea tea stand teapot teapots teaware Worcester Porcelain Factory

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rgb(163,160,134), rgb(241,243,236), rgb(135,126,91), rgb(80,75,55), rgb(122,101,76), rgb(200,201,178), rgb(203,205,196), rgb(172,173,164), rgb(108,111,100), rgb(181,171,164), rgb(108,164,88)

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