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Teapot: C.88 & A-2010

Object information


New Hall Porcelain Factory (Factory)


Hybrid hard-paste porcelain painted in enamels with a pink and puce trellis border, a dotted wavy line and floral sprigs. Pattern 173.

Hybrid hard-paste porcelain, moulded, glazed and painted overglaze in blue, yellowish-green, pink, puce, and purple enamels. Of boat-shape; bulbous oval body with high collar at the font, facetted spout, and strap handle. Behind the spout on the inside there are ten holes surrounding a central hole. The domed cover has a ventilation hole, and an oval conical knob with a hole below it. The pot is decorated on both sides with a rose spray flanked by four small green leaves and a red and a blue floral sprig, with above an undulating line of purple dots. On the shoulder there is a pink border with red edges and dark puce dotted trellis pattern which waves outwards in two places on each side, and has there a pair of either red dotted or purple dotted flowerheads and leaves. The top of the spout is painted in puce with a fan-shaped flower and a row of dots of graduated size. The top of the handle has a short row of graduated dots, a fan-shaped flower head, a spot, a vertical stroke, and on the terminal a curved line, all in puce. The cover is decorated to match, and has puce strokes radiating from the point. Pattern 173.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Dr Milo Keynes Bequest, 2009

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.5 cm
Length: 26.7 cm cm

Relative size of this object

26.7 cm15.5 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1795 - 1800

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( blue, yellowish-green, pink, puce, purple and red)

Materials used in production

presumed lead-glaze Glaze Hybrid hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazed Moulded

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: narrow rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: NEW HALL PATT. . ./1782-87 3
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black biro
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: I.C.1
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-wriotten in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.88 & A-2010
Primary reference Number: 177469
Entry form number: 1027
Old object number: I.C.1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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