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Wedgwood teapot with The Tea Party, and The Shepherd

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An image of Teaware. Teapot and cover. Wedgwood, Josiah (English, 1730-1795), Staffordshire. Green, Guy, printer (British, act.1756-1799). Globular with leaf-wrapped spout, double entwined handle with rounded foliate terminals and close-fitting circular cover surmounted by a flower finial. Decorated on one side with The Tea Party, on the other with The Shepherd, and on the cover with two floral sprays. Lead-glaze, transfer-printing onglaze. Pale cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware) printed onglaze in black. Height, whole, 14.4 cm, length, whole, 21.7 cm, circa 1780. Rococo

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Teaware. Teapot and cover. Wedgwood, Josiah (English, 1730-1795), Staffordshire. Green, Guy, printer (British, act.1756-1799). Globular with leaf-wrapped spout, double entwined handle with rounded foliate terminals and close-fitting circular cover surmounted by a flower finial. Decorated on one side with The Tea Party, on the other with The Shepherd, and on the cover with two floral sprays. Lead-glaze, transfer-printing onglaze. Pale cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware) printed onglaze in black. Height, whole, 14.4 cm, length, whole, 21.7 cm, circa 1780. Rococo

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  • Accession Number: C.729 & A-1928
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Amy Jugg
  • Image height: 839 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 95.36kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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18th Century aristocracy aristocratic clothes clothing costume couple cream creamware dress earthenware English fashion fashionable Fitz_AA Georgian glazed hair high hair Josiah Wedgwood lead-glazed leisure on-glazed onglaze overglaze pottery Queen's ware Rococo service ware spout spouted tableware taking tea tea party teapots teaware thrown transfer print Wedgwood Factory

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