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Tea canister

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware with underglaze oxide decoration and moulded

  • Museum number:

    C.30-1913

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case G, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Tea canister of lead-glazed earthenware with underglaze oxide decoration. Moulded in relief. Rectangular with bevelled angles, a flat top and cylindrical neck. The two broader sides are moulded with Chinese figures. The narrow sides and the angles are decorated with vines bearing grapes and foliage. Fitted with a metal cover.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1750-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware with underglaze oxide decoration and moulded

Dimensions

Height: 11.1 cm, Width: 9.2 cm

Descriptive line

Tea canister, lead-glazed earthenware with underglaze oxide decoration, Staffordshire, ca. 1750-1760.

Labels and date

Tea cannister
Made in Staffordshire, about 1750-60
Lead-glazed earthenware with underglaze oxide decoration

C.30-1913 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed; Moulded

Subjects depicted

Figures; Dog; Foliage; Vines; Trees; Grapes; Bird; Pavilion

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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