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Teapot Teapot

This is a teapot. It was manufactured by Wedgwood and Wedgwood. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is stoneware (possibly), vitreous enamel. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

It is credited Gift of William Aberbach.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b: overall): 18.5 × 21 × 13 cm (7 5/16 × 8 1/4 × 5 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 18.5 × 21 × 13 cm (7 5/16 × 8 1/4 × 5 1/8 in.) H x W x D (b: lid): 6.5 × 13 × 8 cm (2 9/16 × 5 1/8 × 3 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Underside of teapot: [1] "OAKLANDS / TRADE MARK / WEDGWOOD" surrounding a leaf and flower garland across the base, stamped or transfer-printed in blue underglaze [2] "PATENT / S.Y.P. / WEDGWOOD", impressed [3] "1", a sunburst, and a north star symbol, stamped or transfer-printed in blue underglaze [4] "3 V I", impressed [5] "S", impressed Side of removable brewing compartment: [1] "THE PATENT / TRADE S.Y.P. MARK / TEAPOT / 3 STRAND ON THE GREEN, CHISWICK, LONDON.", stamped or transfer-printed in blue underglaze

It is signed

Unsigned

It is inscribed

Uninscribed

Cite this object as

Teapot Teapot; Manufactured by Wedgwood (United Kingdom); England; stoneware (possibly), vitreous enamel; H x W x D (a,b: overall): 18.5 × 21 × 13 cm (7 5/16 × 8 1/4 × 5 1/8 in.) H x W x D (a: pot): 18.5 × 21 × 13 cm (7 5/16 × 8 1/4 × 5 1/8 in.) H x W x D (b: lid): 6.5 × 13 × 8 cm (2 9/16 × 5 1/8 × 3 1/8 in.); Gift of William Aberbach; 1991-107-1-a,b

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