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Teapot: C.614 & A-1928

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Object information

Maker(s)

Possibly Wedgwood, Aaron (Factory)

Description

White stoneware coated with blue slip, and salt-glazed. The bulbous teapot has a crabstock handle and spout, and a shallow circular cover with a depressed globular knob pierced by a ventilation hole.

Notes

History note: Mr Jolley, antique dealer, Cambridge, from whom, purchased on 19 July 1917 for £4 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Brownhills ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George II
George III
Circa 1750 CE - 1765 CE

Note

White stoneware coated with blue slip, and salt-glazed; ‘Littler-Wedgwood blue’ ware.

School or Style

Rococo

Components of the work

Surface: composed of slip ( blue) salt-glaze Decoration: composed of oil paint Body: Spout And Handle:

Materials used in production

Stoneware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.614 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 75644
Old object number: 3911
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 March 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 23 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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