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Teapot: C.1034 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Factory: Cockpit Hill Pottery
Printmaker: Holdship, Richard

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Description

Creamware, printed onglaze in black with L'Amo¬ur, The Tea Party, and The Wheeling Chair, inscribed with the anchor rebus of Richard Holdship and ‘Derby’

Notes

History note: Sotheby's, 16 March 1928, lot 175; purchased for £10 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, RS, trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Derby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
George III
Circa 1765 CE - 1770 CE

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( black)
Body
Spout

Materials used in production

cream Earthenware
Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: an anchor with Derby beside it

  • Text: Derby
  • Location: Under print on right
  • Method of creation: Transfer-printed
  • Type: Maker's mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1034 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 71203
Old object number: 4995
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 25 September 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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