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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 145

Teapot

ca. 1810 (manufactured)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Teapot with cover, red stoneware ('rosso antico' ware) with applied relief decoration in black. Decorated with an assortment of Egyptian motifs, including crocodiles and the winged disc associated with the god Horus.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Teapot
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Red stoneware ('rosso antico' ware) with applied relief decoration in black
Brief description
Teapot with cover ('rosso antico' ware), red stoneware with applied relief decoration in black, Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., England (Stoke-on-Trent), about 1810
Physical description
Teapot with cover, red stoneware ('rosso antico' ware) with applied relief decoration in black. Decorated with an assortment of Egyptian motifs, including crocodiles and the winged disc associated with the god Horus.
Dimensions
  • Height: 10.2cm
  • Diameter: 14.3cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
'WEDGWOOD' (Impressed)
Credit line
Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street
Object history
Decorated with an assortment of Egyptian motifs, including crocodiles and the winged disc associated with the gods Horus and Edfu. Part of a range of 'hieroglyphic' ware developed by Josiah Wedgwood II in the early nineteenth century.
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
2375&A-1901

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Record createdJune 28, 2005
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