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Tea canister and cover

Tea canister and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Staffordshire (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware and moulded

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Lady Charlotte Schreiber

  • Museum number:

    414:1067/&A-1885

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 5, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Tea canister and cover of lead-glazed earthenware, moulded to resemble a cauliflower, covered with a yellowish glaze and stained green over the leaves.

Place of Origin

Staffordshire (made)

Date

ca. 1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware and moulded

Dimensions

Height: 11.4 cm, Diameter: 9.5 cm

Descriptive line

Tea canister and cover of lead-glazed earthenware, moulded to resemble a cauliflower, covered with glaze, maker unknown, Staffordshire, ca. 1760.

Materials

Lead glaze; Earthenware

Techniques

Moulded

Subjects depicted

Vegetable

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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