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Teapot: C.14 & A-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery




Earthenware decorated with oxide colours under lead-glaze; tortoiseshell ware

Dark cream earthenware with applied moulded spout, applied handle, applied moulded reliefs, touched with greyish-blue, green and yellow oxide colours, and speckled overall with manganese-brown under lead-glaze. The globular pot has a crabstock spout and a twisted ‘rope’ handle, and stands on a slight footrim. The slightly domed circular cover has a ventilation holeand a flat flower-shaped knob. Both sides of the pot are decorated with the same four different applied reliefs composed of strapwork, scrolls, foliage and flowers, and there are three different smaller reliefs on the cover.


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

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

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of oxides ( greyish-blue, green, yellow, manganese-brown)

Materials used in production

dark cream Earthenware

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.14 & A-2015
Primary reference Number: 201365
Old object number: 33
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.14 & 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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