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Tea caddy: C.23-2015

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Pottery: Wedgwood, Josiah (Possibly)
Pottery: Greatbatch, William (Possibly)

Entities

Categories

Description

Dark cream earthenware decorated with green and cream glazes; cauliflower ware

Notes

History note: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew’s, Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006 (Syndicate of 30 January)

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.8 cm
Length: 7.2 cm
Width: 6 cm

Relative size of this object

7.2 cm9.8 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

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 1755 CE - 1775 CE

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

yellow and green Lead-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing
Moulding

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.23-2015
Primary reference Number: 201540
Old object number: 117
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.23-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 2 June 2015 Updated: Monday 14 May 2018 Last processed: Saturday 27 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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