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Teapot: C.71 & A-1918

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 26 (Lower Marlay)

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain teapot and cover, painted in 'famille-rose' style with two ladies and a boy standing in a garden in polychrome enamels, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain teapot and cover, painted in red, green, blue, pink, brown and black enamels, and gilt. The ovoid teapot is moulded with sixteen concave flutes and stands on a low wedge-shaped footring. It has a curved spout and ribbed loop handle. The slightly domed cover has an open flower knob. The teapot is painted on both sides in 'famille-rose' style with two ladies and a boy standing in a fenced garden, beside a table and a flowering tree, with details picked out in gilding. The shoulders are banded with a gilt line, a florette on the handle, and Buddhist emblems on the spout. The cover is decorated en suite.

Legal notes

Given by Ralph Griffin, MA, FSA

Measurements and weight

Height: 15.0 cm
Width: 20.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1918) by Griffin, Ralph, MA, FSA

Dating

18th Century, Mid#
George III
Circa 1760 - 1770

School or Style

Traditional format

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, green, blue, pink, brown and black) gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating) : Soft-paste porcelain, painted in red, green, blue, pink, brown and black enamels, and gilt

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.71 & A-1918
Primary reference Number: 32866
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 May 2012 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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