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Teapot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (made)

  • Date:

    1750-1765 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Shaw, Thomas Alderman (producer)
    Dale Street pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed stoneware, painted and pierced

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Elizabeth Adams

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Teapot and cover of tin-glazed stoneware, painted.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (made)


1750-1765 (made)


Shaw, Thomas Alderman (producer)
Dale Street pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed stoneware, painted and pierced


Height: 10.2 cm, Diameter: 10.2 cm

Object history note

Given by Mrs Elizabeth Adams, London, 1967.

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover of tin-glazed stoneware, possibly by Thomas Shaw at Dale Street Pottery, Liverpool, 1750-1765.

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

Archer, Michael. Delftware: the tin-glazed earthenware of the British Isles. A catalogue of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: HMSO, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1997. ISBN 0 11 290499 8

Production Note

Liverpool (may be Alderman Thomas Shaw)


Tin glaze; Stoneware


Glazed; Painted; Pierced

Subjects depicted

Pagoda; Pavilion; Landscape


Delftware; Ceramics; Tea, Coffee and Chocolate wares; Drinking; Stoneware


Ceramics Collection

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