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Teapot and lid: FWL.10 & A-1997

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Production: Carlton Ware

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Description

Moulded earthenware teapot and lid, covered with opaque white glaze and painted in shades of green and brown enamels. Melon-shaped standing on a hexagonal footring, with loop handle and short broad spout. Decorated on each side with two melons and leaves, and with a green line down the back of the handle.
Hexagonal cover with domed centre and knob in the shape of a melon. Decorated with three leaves around the knob, and a green band.

Legal notes

On loan from Fitzwilliam College, from the bequest of the Rev. Lester Brewster

Measurements and weight

Height: 19 cm
Length: 21.6 cm

Relative size of this object

21.6 cm19 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1997) by Fitzwilliam College

Dating

20th century
After 1958 - Before 1997

Materials used in production

green, brown Enamel
opaque, white Glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding
Glazing
Enamelling

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 'Carlton Ware/ENGLAND'
  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Maker's name
  • Text: 'Bi'
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Number

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Identification numbers

Accession number: FWL.10 & A-1997
Primary reference Number: 77004
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 November 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 16 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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