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Teapot: C.2878 & A-1928

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware teapot painted in blue with Chinese figures in landscapes

Notes

History note: Croydon where purchased in 1894 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridbge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.5 cm
Length: 22.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Frankfurt ⪼ Germany

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century, Late-18th Century, Early#
Circa 1680 - 1710

School or Style

Chinese

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt)
Body

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 4
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Number

Inscription present: under the mark there is a spot

  • Text: a swan over 'KF'
  • Location: On underside of cover
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2878 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 74163
Old object number: 1238
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 June 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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