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Teapot: EC.18 & A-1939

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Factory: Davenport

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Description

Orange earthenware moulded and painted wth red enamel with the arms and motto of Lord Nelson.
Perculiar device on the lid to prevent it from falling off.

Notes

History note: Uncertain before Lady Darwin

Legal notes

Given by The Hon. Lady Ida Darwin, 1939

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.4 cm
Length: 27.3 cm

Relative size of this object

27.3 cm12.4 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Longport ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1939) by Darwin, Ida

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamel ( red)

Materials used in production

orange, chalcedony ware Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: on oval band

  • Text: TRIA JUNCTA IN UNO
  • Method of creation: Painted in red enamel
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: PALMAM QUI MERUIT FERAT
  • Location: On label below arms
  • Method of creation: Painted in red
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: EC.18 & A-1939
Primary reference Number: 76892
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 27 June 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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