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Teapot: C.24 & A-2010

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory




Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, transfer-printed in black, and painted in polychrome enamels, and gilt. Oval with curved spout and loop handle, the domed cover pierced by a hold, and surmounted by a conical knob. The a Chinese scene known as 'the Window' or 'the Boy in the Window' pattern. Pattern no. 425

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, with slip-cast body, transfer-printed in black, and painted in pale and darker blue, green, pale apricot, orange, pink, dark puce, and black enamels, and gilt. Oval with curved spout and loop handle, the domed cover pierced by a ventilation hole, and surmounted by a conical knob. The sides of the pot are each decorated with a large reserve containing a Chinese figure scene known as 'the Window' or 'the Boy in the Window' pattern. (Pattern no. 425) and with smaller reserves filled with apricot and red landscape vignettes, green and pink plants, or pink and puce diaper patterns. The shoulder has a continuous border of alternating scroll-edged reserves of the same types. There is a puce and a gold band round the mouth of the pot, a puce leaf and five dots on the top of the spout, and five graduated dots, a fan-shaped flower, a large spot, and a vertical brush-stroke down the back of the handle, and a V at its lower end. The cover has a border to match the shoulder, with four leaves above, and puce lines radiating from the centre of the cover.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Height: 18 cm
Length: 23.5 cm
Length: 9¼ in

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2009) by Keynes, W. M., Dr.


18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1795 - 1805

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of gold ( below rim of pot only) ceramic printing colour ( black) enamel ( pale and darker blue, green, pale apricot orange, pink, dark puce,)
Wjp;e Height 7⅛ in

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Lead-glaze
Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: C or (
  • Location: On base at handle end
  • Method of creation: Painted in red enamel
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: IV.B.1
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.24 & A-2010
Primary reference Number: 176727
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: IV.B.1
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 29 September 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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