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Double Vessel and Cover masquerading as a Teapot: KTL.1-1994

Object information

Current Location: Courtyard


Double Vessel and Cover masquerading as a Teapot


Potter: Homoky, Nicholas




Matt porcelain, inlaid with black

Matt porcelain, inlaid with black. Cylindrical with an elliptical open handle, and an applied curved spout which does not connect wth the interior. Te flanged cover is surmounted by a similar pot with a straight, upward tilted spout rising from the flange, and a flat cover with a solid cylindrical knob. The lower and upper edges of the pot, and the upper edge of the cover pot are black, and the sides of both are decorated with stylized teapot motifs. The top cover has a small black circle and a black line round the knob


History note: Commissioned from the potter in December 1990

Legal notes

Lent by The Keatley Trust, 1990

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.6 cm
Width: 18.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1994) by The Keatley Trust


Late 20th Century
Production date: AD 1990

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work


Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: small N over the bar of the H on raised circle

  • Text: NH
  • Location: In centre of base
  • Method of creation: Impressed on raised circle
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: KTL.1-1994
Primary reference Number: 137629
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 6 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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