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Teapot: C.8 & A-1993

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Worcester Porcelain Factory (Factory)
Barr, Flight and Barr (Proprietor)

Description

Soft-paste porcelain teapot and cover, 'New Oval' form with a hollow flame-shaped finia, painted underglaze in blue, onglaze in pink and red enamel, and gilt.

Soft-paste porcelain teapot and cover, painted underglaze in blue, onglaze in pink and red enamel, and gilt. 'New Oval' form with a hollow flame-shaped finial. The body is decorated with a wide band of Imari-style 'Japan' pattern with below, a blue and a gold band, and above, a band of husks between gilt bands. The inside of the parapet is decorated with two sprays of gilt leaves and berries. The upper part of the spout is gilt overall and the lower part is decorated with panels containing pyramidal groups of gilt lines. The top of the handle is decorated with a gilt formal flower and down the outside there are husks and beads reserved in a gilt ground. The exterior of the finial is gilt overall. The top of the cover is decorated with a wide band of Imari-style 'Japan' pattern en suite with the body.

Legal notes

Given by Dr J.A. Tait

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.8 cm
Length: 25.4 cm

Relative size of this object

25.4 cm17.8 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Worcester ⪼ Worcestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1993) by Tait, J. A., Dr

Dating

Early 19th Century
George III
Barr Flght and Barr Period
Circa 1805 - 1813

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( pink and red) cobalt-blue gold

Materials used in production

presumed lead Lead-glaze Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8 & A-1993
Primary reference Number: 37373
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 November 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Teapot" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/37373 Accessed: 2022-08-09 06:37:06

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