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Teapot and cover

Teapot and cover

  • Place of origin:

    Tunstall (made)

  • Date:

    1936 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    George Clews & Co. Ltd. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed earthenware

  • Museum number:

    C.150&A-1977

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 40, shelf 2 []

Physical description

Teapot and cover of cream glazed earthenware. Square in form with parallel sides. The outside is speckled with an oatmeal matt glaze.

Place of Origin

Tunstall (made)

Date

1936 (made)

Artist/maker

George Clews & Co. Ltd. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Glazed earthenware

Marks and inscriptions

'GEO.CLEWS & CO. LTD / TURNSTALL / CUNARD / STEAM-SHIP CO. LTD / STONIER'S / LIVERPOOL / PATENT NOS. 715954-6 / 71757.717702 ETC'
Printed on the base

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm, Width: 9.5 cm

Object history note

Part of a set C.150 to F-1977. Supplied for the Cunard Steam Shipping Co., by Stoniers of Liverpool in 1936. George Clews & Co. was one of a number of firms that made ‘Cube’ teapots and accessories for domestic and commercial use. Large orders of ceramics were supplied by the firm for ocean liners including the Queen Mary (1936), Mauritania (1939) and the Queen Elizabeth (1946).

Descriptive line

Teapot and cover of cream glazed earthenware, George Clews & Co. Ltd., Tunstall, 1936

Labels and date

Tea set
made at the factory of George Clews & Co. Ltd., Tunstall, Staffordshire, 1936
Earthenware

C.150 to F-1977 [23/05/2008]

Materials

Earthenware

Techniques

Glazed

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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