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Teapot: C.115 & A-1933

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Factory: uncertain
Printer: Abbey, Richard




Cream-coloured earthenware, transrer-printed in dark red on one side with a a lady and gentleman taking tea in a garden, and on the other with a Shepherdess and sheep. On the side of the tea party, the print is signed 'Abbey' and 'Liverpool'. The lid is decorated with a spray of flowers encircling the knob.

Legal notes

The Rev. A.V. Valentine-Richards Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1905-04-16) by Valentine-Richards, A. V., The Rev


18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1780 CE - 1790 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of printing colour ( dark red)
Whole Over Knob Height 15.2 cm
Handle-spout Length 21.8 cm

Materials used in production

creamware Earthenware

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.115 & A-1933
Primary reference Number: 71417
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 1 February 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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