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Teapot: AAL.62-2017

Object information


Unknown (Maker)


Silver-plated copper (Sheffield plate). Oval urn-shaped pot with double-stepped shoulder, curved spout, hinged, and domed cover with ball knop, standing on an oval stepped foot


History note: Unknown before lenders

Legal notes

Lent by Theo and Rosemary Cutting

Measurements and weight

Height: 25.5 cm
Length: 29.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (2016) by Cutting, Theo and Rosemary


Late 18th-early 19th century
Circa 1795 CE - 1805 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Surface composed of silver ( fused to copper) Handle composed of wood Body And Spout composed of copper alloy Foot Length 13 cm Width 9.5 cm
Body Parts

Identification numbers

Accession number: AAL.62-2017
Primary reference Number: 227334
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 13 August 2019 Updated: Wednesday 25 September 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 19 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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