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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery


1825 (made)
Place of origin

Tap of white stoneware with a metal key.

Object details

Object type
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Tap
  • Key
Materials and techniques
Stoneware and metal key
Brief description
Tap of white stoneware with a metal key, made at the factory of Ridgway Potteries Ltd., Staffordshire, 1825
Physical description
Tap of white stoneware with a metal key.
  • Maximum length: 13.9cm
  • Maximum width: 11.4cm
Marks and inscriptions
'RIDGWAY'S / Patent / Anti-Corrosive Safety Tap 1825' (On a moulded shield surmounted by a crown)
Gallery label
Tap with metal key Made at the factory of Ridgway's, Staffordshire, 1825 Mark: 'RIDGWAY'S/Patent/Anti-Corrosive Safety Tap 1825', on a moulded shied Stoneware C56&A-1916 Given by Roland H. Ley Esq.(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by Roland H. Ley Esq.
Accession number

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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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