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Teapot

1873 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Wedgwood’s ‘Satsuma’ shape was introduced in 1865,
inspired by Japanese lacquer and metalwork shapes. The
flat-sided design of this teaware range suited it to different
styles of decoration, both at Etruria and by outside artists.


Object details

Category
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Teapot
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
earthware with blue glaze and handpainted decoration
Brief description
Teapot and cover, Pearlware, 'satsuma shape', with mazarine blue and gold design 'Mikado and Landscape', Josiah Wedgwood and sons, Etruria, ca.1873
Physical description
Teapot and cover, cream-coloured earthenware with transluscent dark blue glaze and rectangular strip of decoration at an angle, of flowers on a cream background.
Dimensions
  • Height: 142mm
  • Width: 185mm
  • Depth: 61mm
Marks and inscriptions
C1280 [Handwritten on base] WEDGWOOD [Impressed on base] FFR [Impressed on base] 97.483 [In red on base] 2704 h/w NY1255 5534 [Painted on lid]
Credit line
V&A Wedgwood Collection. Presented by Art Fund with major support from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, private donations and a public appeal.
Object history
Gift from Morris Freeman 1954
Summary
Wedgwood’s ‘Satsuma’ shape was introduced in 1865,
inspired by Japanese lacquer and metalwork shapes. The
flat-sided design of this teaware range suited it to different
styles of decoration, both at Etruria and by outside artists.
Associated objects
Other number
5534 - Wedgwood Museum Accession number
Collection
Accession number
WE.9375:1&2-2014

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Record createdMarch 2, 2023
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