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Tea pot: C.48 & A-1950

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: Meissen Porcelain Factory




Porcelain tea pot. Decorated in gold with Chinese figures, trees, birds, and scroll work. The lid is attached to the handle and spout, by a silver-gilt chain.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W. D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.9 cm
Length: 14 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950-09) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs


18th Century
1720 - 1725

Components of the work

Chain composed of silver gilt

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Interlocked letters 'E L M' (?)
  • Method of creation: In gold/red
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.48 & A-1950
Primary reference Number: 140305
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 October 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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