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Coffee pot: C.12 & A-1988

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Production: Neale & Co. (Uncertain)
Unknown (Uncertain)




Pearlware coffee pot and cover, coated in pale blue slip with reserved gadrooning, and a chequered band.

White earthenware with slightly blue tinted lead-glaze (pearlware), the body and cover coated in pale blue slip, interrupted by reserved zones of gadrooning and a turned, chequered band; curved spout moulded with foliage at the lower end; loop handle with foliate terminals; domed cover surmounted by an acorn and oakleaf finial.


History note: Geoffrey Godden of Worthing; Gabor Cossa, Trumpington Street, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Purchased from Gabor Cossa, using the Rylands Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 23.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Hanley ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1988-12-05) by Gabor Cossa (Mrs Joan Eve)


18th Century, Late
Circa 1780 CE - 1810 CE


Staffordshire, perhaps Neale & Co., or Yorkshire

School or Style


Components of the work

Part composed of slip ( pale blue)
Body, Cover, And Foo

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Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.12 & A-1988
Primary reference Number: 71542
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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