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Teapot stand: C.42-2010

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)


Factory: New Hall Porcelain Factory




Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted underglaze in blue, and overglaze in enamels and gilt with an Imari-style pattern with house with tower, beehive, and two trees,

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in pale apricot-pink and pinkish-red enamel, and gilded; the glaze within the footring is speckled. Rectangular with rounded corners, and gently sloping sides, standing on a footring. The front is decorated with an Oriental landscape in which are a ruined building with a spire, with a round beehive on its left, two different stylized trees growing from rocks, and groups of leaves. Round the edge there is a border of stylized leves beween gold bands.


History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.3 cm
Length: 18.5 cm
Width: 14.8 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 19th Century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1810


No pattern number, but somewhat like nos. 570, 752, and u152 (570 with different border) but with different plants on the left side

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( pale apricot-pink, and pinkish red) cobalt ( underglaze) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze
Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Press-moulded : Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, press-moulded painted underglaze in blue, overglaze in pale apricot-pink and pinkish-red enamel, and gilded; the glaze within the footring is speckled

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: New Hall/c 1810/QE 1610 £135
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black biro
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: IV.A.7
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in blue biro
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.42-2010
Primary reference Number: 177373
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: IV.A.7
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 18 March 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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