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Worcester teapot with a Japanese pattern

Image attached to C.77 & A-1918

An image of Teapot and cover. Worcester Porcelain Factory. Giles, James, probably (British porcelain painter, 1718-1780, London). The globular teapot has a curved spout and ribbed loop handle, and a low footring. The slightly domed cover has a flower knob. The sides of the teapot are painted, probably in the atelier of James Giles, with a Japanese pattern, with four upright orange-ground panels with gilt trelliswork, each with a chrysanthemum head mons in reserve, separated by four flower sprays in famille-rose style. The handle and spout have a rococo motif in red. The cover is painted in en suite. Soft-paste porcelain, lead glazed, painted in orange, red, yellow, green, blue and pink enamels, and gilt, height, whole, 14.0 cm, length, whole, 19.3 cm, circa 1765-1768. Japanese Style.

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Teapot and cover. Worcester Porcelain Factory. Giles, James, probably (British porcelain painter, 1718-1780, London). The globular teapot has a curved spout and ribbed loop handle, and a low footring. The slightly domed cover has a flower knob. The sides of the teapot are painted, probably in the atelier of James Giles, with a Japanese pattern, with four upright orange-ground panels with gilt trelliswork, each with a chrysanthemum head mons in reserve, separated by four flower sprays in famille-rose style. The handle and spout have a rococo motif in red. The cover is painted in en suite. Soft-paste porcelain, lead glazed, painted in orange, red, yellow, green, blue and pink enamels, and gilt, height, whole, 14.0 cm, length, whole, 19.3 cm, circa 1765-1768. Japanese Style.

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  • Accession Number: C.77 & A-1918
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 783 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 460.89kB
  • Exposure time: 1/90
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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18th Century ceramics chrysanthemum cover cream enamel enamelled English famille rose floral flowers Georgian gilded gilt glazed handled James Giles knob lead-glazed lidded orange painted porcelain service ware serving piece soft-paste porcelain spout spouted spray studio ceramics tableware taking tea teaware trellis Worcester Porcelain Factory

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