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Teapot

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (manufactured)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red stoneware ('rosso antico' ware) with applied relief decoration in black

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2375&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 145, case 19, shelf 1 []

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.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (manufactured)

Date

ca. 1810 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Red stoneware ('rosso antico' ware) with applied relief decoration in black

Marks and inscriptions

'WEDGWOOD'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm, Diameter: 14.3 cm

Object history note

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.

Descriptive line

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

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Applied work

Subjects depicted

Sun; Wings; Crocodiles; Winged sun disc; Deities; Egyptian

Categories

Stoneware; Tea, Coffee & Chocolate wares; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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