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Teapot: C.8 & A-1993

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Worcester Porcelain Factory
Proprietor: Barr, Flight and Barr




Soft-paste porcelain teapot and cover, 'New Oval' form with a hollow flame-shaped finia, painted underglaze in blue, onglaze in pink and red enamel, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain teapot and cover, painted underglaze in blue, onglaze in pink and red enamel, and gilt. 'New Oval' form with a hollow flame-shaped finial. The body is decorated with a wide band of Imari-style 'Japan' pattern with below, a blue and a gold band, and above, a band of husks between gilt bands. The inside of the parapet is decorated with two sprays of gilt leaves and berries. The upper part of the spout is gilt overall and the lower part is decorated with panels containing pyramidal groups of gilt lines. The top of the handle is decorated with a gilt formal flower and down the outside there are husks and beads reserved in a gilt ground. The exterior of the finial is gilt overall. The top of the cover is decorated with a wide band of Imari-style 'Japan' pattern en suite with the body.

Legal notes

Given by Dr J.A. Tait

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.8 cm
Length: 25.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1993) by Tait, J. A., Dr


19th Century, Early#
George III
Barr Flght and Barr Period
Circa 1805 - 1813

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( pink and red) cobalt-blue gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze
Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8 & A-1993
Primary reference Number: 37373
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 November 2016 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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