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Teapot: EC.48-1943

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Meissen Porcelain Factory

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Description

Böttger’s red stoneware, cut and polished, round the neck alternate amethyst’s and crystals set in silver, a single crystal set in silver and gilt on top of the handle, gilt rim round the edge of spout.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by L.C.G. Clarke, MA

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.5 cm
Length: 14 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Meissen ⪼ Saxony ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1943-07-20) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray

Dating

18th Century, Early#
Frederick Augustus I
Augustus II
Circa 1710 CE - 1715 CE

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Border composed of crystal amethyst
Mounts composed of gold silver
Decoration

Materials used in production

Stoneware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.48-1943
Primary reference Number: 140438
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 28 February 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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