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Teapot and cover: BL.21-1995

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Maker: Unknown

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Description

Hard paste porcelain teapot, with painted underglaze in blue and overglaze with polychrome enamels and gilding. Decorated with panels of flowers

Legal notes

On loan from Douglas and Mary Barrett

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.6 cm
Height: 10.8 cm
Width: 10.6 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Arita ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1995) by Barrett, Douglas and Mary

School or Style

Kakiemon

Materials used in production

Underglaze colour
Gilt
Enamel
Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Overglaze
Enamelling
Gilding
Underglaze

Identification numbers

Accession number: BL.21-1995
Primary reference Number: 140086
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 5 October 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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