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Teapot and lid: FWL.1 & A-1997

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Designer: Hunt, Martin

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Description

Stoneware oven to tableware teapot, moulded and covered with silver-grey glaze. ‘Concept’ shape. Globular pot with almost round handle, short spout, and circular lid with swan shaped knob.

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.9 cm
Length: 24.1 cm

Relative size of this object

24.1 cm14.9 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Hornsea ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1997) by Fitzwilliam College

Dating

20th century
1977 - 1980

Materials used in production

silver-grey Glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: with dove emblem above and dots below

  • Text: 'SWAN LAKE' and 'OVEN TO TABLEWARE DISHWASHER FREEZER AND MICROWAVE OVEN SAFE/HORNSEA ENGLAND'
  • Method of creation: Printed in white
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: FWL.1 & A-1997
Primary reference Number: 77006
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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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