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

Teapot and Cover

ca. 1935 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Tea pot and cover of earthenware, brightly painted in enamels with geometric patterns in orange, yellow and black, and lead glazed.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Teapot
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Lead glazed earthenware and painted in enamel colours
Brief description
Tea pot and cover of earthenware, brightly painted in enamels, made by A. E. Gray & Co. Ltd., Hanley, ca. 1935.
Physical description
Tea pot and cover of earthenware, brightly painted in enamels with geometric patterns in orange, yellow and black, and lead glazed.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.9cm
  • Diameter: 13.7cm
Style
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'HAND PAINTED' / stamp showing a silhouetted image in full sale on waves within an oblong / 'GRAYS POTTERY / HANLEY / ENGLAND' (Painted in black on the base)
  • '8996' (Painted in black)
Gallery label
Tea set made by Grays Pottery, Hanley, Staffordshire, about 1930 Earthenware painted in enamel colours C.25&A-1976 Given by J. V. G. Mallet(23/05/2008)
Credit line
Given by J. V. G. Mallet, Esq.
Object history
Part of a tea service C295 to G-1976.
Collection
Accession number
C.295&A-1976

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Record createdMarch 31, 2008
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