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Teapot: FWL.14 & A-1997

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Villeroy & Boch

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Description

Pale beige body, clear-glazed, with brown glazed cover.

Pale beige stoneware (?), moulded; the pot clear-glazed, the cover glazed dark brown. The circular base is moulded in relief with three concentric circles of spaced curved lines. the sides curve outwards in a convex curve and then slope upwards and inwards to the rim. The handle forms a triangle on one side; the sloping spout has a 'drip stop' under the lip. The circular cover has a cylindrical knob.

Notes

History note: The Rev. Lester Brewster; bequeathed to Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.8 cm
Length: 17.5 cm

Relative size of this object

17.5 cm12.8 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1997) by Fitzwilliam College

Dating

20th century
Circa 1965 CE - 1985 CE

Components of the work

Body composed of glaze ( clear)
Cover composed of glaze ( dark-brown)

Materials used in production

probably Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Beigne stoneware, moulded and covered with clear glaze on the body and dark-brown glaze on the cover
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: VILLEROY & BOCH/MADE IN/LUXEMBOURG
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: 4
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: FWL.14 & A-1997
Primary reference Number: 77009
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 18 November 2022 Last processed: Friday 18 November 2022

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/77009 Accessed: 2022-11-28 08:40:35

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