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Teapot: C.112 & A-1950

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Factory)

Description

White salt-glazed stoneware painted in enamels with a bust portrait of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, initials P C, thistles and roses

White salt-glazed stoneware painted in turquoise, green, pale yellow, shades of pink, and black enamels. Globular body with crabstock handle and spout, and a circular cover with crabstock handle. Painted on one side with a bust portrait of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, the Young Pretender, flanked by the initials P C, and enclosed by a wavy three sided black stem from which brances a thistle spray on the left and a rose spray on the right. On the other side there is a thistle spray and a rose spray, and on the cover a curving rose spray and a smaller thistle spray. The handles and sprout are dabbed with green here and there.

Notes

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

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Height: 12 cm
Length: 19.1 cm

Relative size of this object

19.1 cm12 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1950) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George II
George III
Circa 1755 CE - 1765 1765 CE

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of enamel ( turquoise-green, green, yellow, shades of pink, and black) Surface: composed of salt-glaze Body: Handles:

Materials used in production

White stoneware

Techniques used in production

Salt-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.112 & A-1950
Primary reference Number: 71372
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 November 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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