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Teapot: EC.13 & A-1946

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Maker(s)

Leeds Pottery (Production)

Description

Cream-coloured earthenware painted underglaze in green. The teapot is of truncated baluster form with a pierced cylindrical neck, fluted curved spout,and ear-shaped strap handle. It has a high domed cover which fits inside the neck, and has a moulded flower finial. The body and cover are decorated with spaced green vertical stripes.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Mrs Ethel Adela Harding

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.1 cm
Width: 16.5 cm

Relative size of this object

16.5 cm12.1 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946-05-15) by Harding, Ethel Adela, Mrs

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Circa 1785 CE - 1790 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of copper oxide ( green)

Materials used in production

cream Earthenware Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.13 & A-1946
Primary reference Number: 76874
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 11 July 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Teapot" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/76874 Accessed: 2022-05-21 11:24:42

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