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Teapot and lid: FWL.11-1997

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Denby Pottery
Designer: Colledge, Glyn




Stoneware teapot (oven-to-tableware) with speckled, shaded buff glaze, painted in shades of pink and pinkish-brown enamels. ‘Gypsy’ pattern.
Squat, barrel shaped body with projecting convex rim, ear-shaped handle, and short curved spout. The cover has sloping vertical sides, a sloping top, and a large, round, flat knob. Decorated on one side with a poppy flanked by two small stylised flowers, on the other side with two small stylised flowers, and on the cover with two.
Shape designed by Glyn Colledge

Legal notes

On loan from Fitzwilliam College, from the bequest of the Rev. Lester Brewster

Place(s) associated

  • Denby ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1997) by Fitzwilliam College


20th Century
Circa 1972 - 1985

Materials used in production

buff Glaze
pink, pinkish-brown Enamel

Techniques used in production


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  • Type: Maker's inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: FWL.11-1997
Primary reference Number: 77005
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 20 December 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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