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Teapot: C.26 & A-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Leach, David

Entities

Categories

Description

Stoneware, thrown, with carved decoration, creamy-grey matt glaze, and cane handle attached through two upright lugs on the shoulders

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Zoë Ellison

Measurements and weight

Height: 16 cm
Width: 20.2 cm

Relative size of this object

20.2 cm16 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Bovey Tracey ⪼ Devon ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981) by Ellison, Zoë, Mrs

Dating

Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1970

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Visible Surfaces composed of glaze ( creamy-grey matt glaze)
Handle composed of cane
Body
Decoration

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: D inside L in square seal

  • Text: DL
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed in seal
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.26 & A-1981
Primary reference Number: 73769
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 February 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 19 October 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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