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Teapot

Teapot

  • Place of origin:

    Worcester (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1756 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

  • Credit Line:

    Transferred from the Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street

  • Museum number:

    3241&A-1901

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 4, shelf 5 []

Physical description

Teapot and cover of soft-paste porcelain, globular with loop handle. Painted in blue with a Chinoiserie design with figures in landscapes and with diaper and floral bands.

Place of Origin

Worcester (made)

Date

ca. 1756 (made)

Artist/maker

Worcester porcelain factory (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue

Marks and inscriptions

An arrow across a ring, in blue
A workman's mark datable to ca. 1756

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 cm, Diameter: 8.6 cm

Object history note

Reproduced by Franklin Mint 1986. See C.11A&B-1990.

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover of soft-paste porcelain, painted in underglaze blue, Worcester porcelain factory, England, ca. 1756

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

For this pattern, see Branyan, French and Sandon, Worcester Blue and White Porcelain, revised edition 1989, cat. I.A.17, where dated 1755-65

Materials

Soft paste porcelain

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Diaper-work; Landscapes; Figures; Floral patterns

Categories

Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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