Skip to main content

Teapot: C.22 & A-1973

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Bow Porcelain Manufactory

Entities

Categories

Description

Soft-paste porcelain teapot and cover, with applied rose sprays and flowers, painted underglaze in blue.

Notes

History note: Collection of the late Dr Hugh Statham (1895-1967) and Mrs Margaret Statham (d. 1970)

Legal notes

Purchased with the Cunliffe Fund and with Grant-in-Aid from the Victoria and Albert Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.3 cm
Length: 19.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stratford-le-Bow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1973-05-03)

Dating

18th Century, Mid
George II
Production date: circa AD 1750

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: TT
  • Location: Inside cover
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: six pseudo-Chinese marks
  • Location: Base
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.22 & A-1973
Primary reference Number: 131273
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 September 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Teapot" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/131273 Accessed: 2024-07-24 04:11:05

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/131273 |title=Teapot |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-24 04:11:05|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-131273

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...