Combined Tea and Coffee Pot

1867 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Combined tea and coffee pot of lead-glazed earthenware, in five parts. The lowest part, forming the teapot, is of flattened globular form with short spout and angular loop handle; the upper part is cylindrical with a strainer at the bottom, and contains another movable strainer and a presser. The whole is surmounted by a cover made to fit the lower part when used as a teapot.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 5 parts.

  • Teapot
  • Cover
  • Coffee Pot
  • Coffee Pot Damper
  • Coffee Pot Strainer
Materials and Techniques
Lead-glazed earthenware
Brief Description
Combined tea and coffee pot, lead-glazed earthenware, made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Staffordshire, 1867
Physical Description
Combined tea and coffee pot of lead-glazed earthenware, in five parts. The lowest part, forming the teapot, is of flattened globular form with short spout and angular loop handle; the upper part is cylindrical with a strainer at the bottom, and contains another movable strainer and a presser. The whole is surmounted by a cover made to fit the lower part when used as a teapot.
Dimensions
  • Height: 15.2cm
  • Diameter: 11.7cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'WEDGWOOD', 'DXV', and 'W' (Impressed)
Gallery Label
Combined tea and coffee pot Made at the factory of Josiah Wedgwood, Staffordshire, 1867 Marks: 'WEDGWOOD', 'DXV', and 'W', impressed Lead-glazed earthenware 2372-1901 Jermyn Street Collection(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street
Collection
Accession Number
2372 to D-1901

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record createdMarch 31, 2008
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