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

Teapot and Cover

ca. 1768 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Teapot and cover, soft-paste porcelain, moulded with sprays of flowers in relief and scrollwork borders. Painted with the flowers in red, purple, yellow and green. The borders with cell-pattern in red and underglaze blue.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Teapot
  • Cover
Materials and techniques
Soft-paste porcelain with decoration moulded in relief and painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamels
Brief description
Teapot and cover, soft-paste porcelain with decoration moulded in relief and painted in underglaze blue and overglaze enamel colours, made by Lowestoft porcelain factory, England, ca. 1768
Physical description
Teapot and cover, soft-paste porcelain, moulded with sprays of flowers in relief and scrollwork borders. Painted with the flowers in red, purple, yellow and green. The borders with cell-pattern in red and underglaze blue.
Dimensions
  • Height: 15.2cm
  • Diameter: 10.8cm
Marks and inscriptions
'5' in underglaze blue
Credit line
Given by E. F. Broderip, Esq.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Howell, J., "Some notes of the introduction of polychrome decoration at Lowestoft" in ECC Trans. Vol. 9, pt. 3, 1975
Collection
Accession number
C.269&A-1924

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Record createdApril 23, 2009
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