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Tea kettle and cover

Tea kettle and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790-1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black basalt with engine-turned decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    2403&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 12, shelf 3 []

Physical description

Tea kettle with cover of black basalt, with engine-turned decoration. Hemispherical body with slightly concave shoulder, curved spout, arched handle over the top.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1790-1810 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Black basalt with engine-turned decoration

Dimensions

Height: 21.3 cm, Diameter: 15.6 cm

Object history note

Given by W. H. Goss. Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

Descriptive line

Tea kettle and cover, black basalt with engine-turned decoration, Staffordshire, probably ca. 1790-1810

Labels and date

Kettle
Made in Staffordshire, about 1790-1810
Black Basalt, with engine-turned decoration

2403&A-1901 Given by W. H. Goss Esq. to the Jermyn Street Collection [23/05/2008]

Production Note

Probably made ca. 1790-1810.

Materials

Stoneware

Techniques

Engine-turned

Categories

Ceramics; Stoneware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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