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Teapot stand: C.137-1932

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory

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Description

Soft-paste porcelain teapot stand, decorated with flower festoons and scrolls underglaze in blue, onglaze in polychrome enamels and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain teapot stand, decorated underglaze in blue, onglaze in turquoise, green, iron-red, puce and lilac enamels and gilt. Hexagonal with fluted and flat base which is unglazed. The central medallion contains a half-closed rose bud surrounded by a turquoise caillouté border outlined with gilt rococo scrollwork. On the sides there are three trailing flower festoons, pendant from a gilt scroll-edged band of underglaze blue; gilt dentilated rim.

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor, Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 14.8 cm
Height: 2.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

18th Century
George III
Circa 1770 - 1775

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( turquoise, green, iron-red, puce and lilac) cobalt-blue gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
steatitic Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.137-1932
Primary reference Number: 34106
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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