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Teapot: C.13 & A-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery




Dark cream earthenware decorated with applied relief’s in green and blue on brown ground

Dark cream earthenware with applied moulded handle, spout, feet, and knob, decorated with greyish-blue, green, and manganese-brown oxide colours under lead-glaze. The globular pot has a short cylindrical neck, a crabstock handle and spout, and stands on three paw feet. There are four holes surrounding a smaller hole in the wall of the pot behind the spout. The domed cover has a narrow flange, a ventilation hole, and a knob in the shape of a bird with outstretched wings. Both sides of the pot are decorated with an applied waving stem bearing four leaves and a large multi-petalled flower. the cover has four leaves radiating from the knob


History note: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew's, Fife; Sir Ivor Batchelor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.7 cm
Length: 20.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


18th Century, third quarter
George II
George III
Circa 1750 - 1765

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of oxide colours ( green and blue)

Materials used in production

cream Earthenware

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Circular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: ‘D.M. WOOD/COLLECTION’ and below a line, hand-written, 83
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in black and hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 31
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13 & A-2015
Primary reference Number: 201363
Old object number: 31
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.13 & A-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 26 May 2015 Updated: Friday 11 September 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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