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Teapot: C.458 & A-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

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Red dry-bodied stoneware with mould-applied reliefs

Red dry-bodied stoneware with mould-applied reliefs. Cylindrical with an almost flat shoulder, upward-sloping straight spout, rolled loop handle, and a flat circular lid with a pierced ball knob. On each side there is a lady with a bird-cage, another with a parasol, and a man with a parrot perching in a hoop (repeated), and below them, a row of rosettes. There are similar rosettes and small flowers on the top.

Notes

History note: Mr J.F. de C. Andrade (trading with a partner as ‘Charlesworth’), 36 Praed Street, London W2 where purchased on April 20, 1925 for £1.10 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.5 cm
Length: 20 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, third quarter#
George III
Circa 1765 - 1770

School or Style

Rococo
Chinoiserie

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

red Stoneware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.458 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 75169
Old object number: 4546
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 May 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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