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Teapot: C.14 & A-2015

Object information

Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Pottery)

Description

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.

Notes

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

Dating

3rd quarter 18th Century
George II
George III
Circa 1750 - 1765

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

dark cream Earthenware Lead-glazing

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

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: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Teapot" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/201365 Accessed: 2022-07-05 11:49:47

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