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Teapot and cover - Charisma


  • Object:

    Teapot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent, England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1971 (designed)
    1986 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cooper, Susie, born 1902 - died 1995 (designer)
    Wedgwood (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Bone china, glazed

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the manufacturer

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139, case 41, shelf 4

Physical description

Teapot and cover of bone china. Teapot with narrow band of black below some sized band of silver round bottom; cover with metallic band outside black running round near edge.
[Teapot] Teapot, oval horizontal cross-section. Straight sides to sharp ridge and small curve up to rim. Oval opening of inner rim filled in slightly at spout end. Spout gently curving upward and outward. Ear-shaped handle.
[Cover] Cover, slightly convex with oval loop as handle. Flattened off ride to fit into teapot.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent, England (made)


ca. 1971 (designed)
1986 (made)


Cooper, Susie, born 1902 - died 1995 (designer)
Wedgwood (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Bone china, glazed

Marks and inscriptions

Portland vase mark above 'WEDGWOOD® / Bone China / Made in England / Susie Cooper Design / CHARISMA'


Height: 13.3 cm, Length: 25.1 cm, Width: 11.6 cm

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover, 'Charisma' pattern, designed by Susie Cooper ca.1971, made by J. Wedgwood and Sons, Staffordshire, 1986, bone china

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Eatwell, Ann. Susie Cooper Productions. London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1987, 92 p., cat. no. 236.

Labels and date

Teapot and cover 'Charisma'
Designed by Susie Cooper c.1971, made by J. Wedgwood and Sons, Staffordshire 1986
Bone china

C165&a-1986 Given by Josiah Wedwood & Sons Ltd [16/07/2008]


Bone china




Ceramics; Bone China

Collection code


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