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Teapot and lid: EC.2 & A-1943

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Porcelain teapot and lid, painted in purple and gilt. Globular body decorated with buildings, figures, trees and water in oval panels, surrounded by gilt scrollwork and festoons of flowers. Gilt scroll handle. Spout in the form of a pug dog's head. The lid has an applied flower knob and foliage.
Marked with a small picture, and an 'A' in a shield.

Legal notes

Given by Louis Colville Gray Clarke

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.3 cm
Length: 14 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Ansbach-Bruckberg ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943-02-12) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th Century
Production date: circa AD 1760

Components of the work

Lid

Materials used in production

Gilt
Paint
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Painting
Gilding

Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.2 & A-1943
Primary reference Number: 140400
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 October 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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