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Teapot: C.22 & A-1973

Object information

Maker(s)

Bow Porcelain Manufactory (Factory)

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

Relative size of this object

19.5 cm10.3 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Stratford-le-Bow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
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: Monday 15 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Teapot" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/131273 Accessed: 2022-06-28 06:49:08

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/131273 |title=Teapot |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-28 06:49:08|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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