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Coffee pot: C.466 & A-1928

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uncertain (Factory)
Possibly Edge, Joseph (Maker)


Dry-bodied red stoneware with moulded handle and spout, and applied moulded floral sprays


History note: Given to Dr Glaisher by Mrs W.D. Dickson in Bournemouth in 1917.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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


Third quarter of 18th century
Production date: AD/CE 1760 : dated


Joseph Edge was probably the earth potter who married Mary Newton at Stoke on 8 September 1759. He has not been identified as a pottery owner and was probably a workman.

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Components of the work

Whole Over Knob: Height 21.3 cm
Body And Cover: Body: Handle And Spout: Sprigs:

Materials used in production

red Stoneware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Joseph Edge 1760
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.466 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 75197
Old object number: 3747
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 24 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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