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Teapot: C.529 & A-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery




Drab and white salt-glazed stoneware decorated with white and blue-stained reliefs of a wavy vine stem

Drab-coloured and white stoneware, with applied moulded handle, spout, feet, and knob, decorated with white and blue stained moulded and applied reliefs, and salt-glaze. The pot has a depressed globular drab-coloured body with applied white crabstock handle and spout, supported on three white shell and paw feet. The circular, almost flat cover has a crabstock handle. Each side of the body is decorated with an applied white vine stem with white leaves and blue bunches of grapes which springs from the handle and meanders horizontally towards the spout. The cover is decorated with two small blue reliefs.


History note: Cyril Andrade; his sale, Puttick & Simpson, 23 October 1925, Catalogue of Astbury, Ralph Wood and Salt glaze, Being the collection formed by Mr. Cyril Andrade which will be sold by Auction in consequence of the owner's decision to alter the nature of his business, lot 57; purchased for £1 16s. 6d. by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 12 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Mid
George II
Circa 1745 - 1750

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Components of the work

Surface composed of salt-glaze
Handle, Spout, Feet

Materials used in production

drab-coloured and white Stoneware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.529 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 75428
Old object number: 4638
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 5 January 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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