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Coffee pot: C.19 & A-1973

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Chelsea Porcelain Manufactory (Factory)


Soft-paste porcelain coffee pot and cover with 'applied teaplant' decoration in relief


History note: From the collection of Dr and Mrs Hugh Statham. Dr Statham died 1967; Mrs Statham died 1970. Purchased with the Cunliffe Fund, and grant-in-aid from the Victoria and Albert Museum

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 23 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Chelsea ⪼ Middlesex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid 18th Century
George II
Triangle Period
Circa 1745 CE - 1749 CE

School or Style


Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze, probably with tin-oxide Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Soft-paste porcelain, moulded with 'teaplant' decoration
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: an incised triangle

  • Text: a triangle
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.19 & A-1973
Primary reference Number: 131422
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 20 August 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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