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Shard of a miniature cream jug, part of a miniature tea service - 1755

Shard of a miniature teapot, © Wedgwood Museum
    Shard of a miniature teapot
    © Wedgwood Museum

This excavated shard is part of a miniature teapot, which was probably part of a child's toy tea service. It has an agate appearance as it was made from wedged layers of differently coloured local Staffordshire clays.

This excavated shard is possibly a miniature cream jug, which was probably part of a child's toy tea service. It has an agate appearance as it was made from wedged layers of differently coloured local Staffordshire clays.

  • Type of object: Useful ware/children's toy services
  • Mark: None
  • Year produced: 1755
  • Body: Staffordshire redware
  • Glaze: unglazed
  • Material: ceramic
  • Accession number: 11155
  • Dimensions: 55 mm (height), 45 mm (diameter)

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