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Staffordshire redware teapot - 1760

Staffordshire redware teapot, © Wedgwood Museum
    Staffordshire redware teapot
    © Wedgwood Museum

This Staffordshire redware teapot is thrown and turned and is decorated with a band of white slip. The piece is typical of local wares made in Staffordshire at the time when Josiah Wedgwood was a young man, and he almost certauinly made very similar wares with this style of decoration when he was at the Ivy House Works.

This Staffordshire redware teapot is thrown and turned and is decorated with a band of white slip. The piece is typical of local wares made in Staffordshire at the time when Josiah Wedgwood was a young man, and he almost certauinly made very similar wares with this style of decoration when he was at the Ivy House Works.

  • Type of object: Teaware/teapot
  • Mark: None
  • Year produced: 1760
  • Body: Staffordshire redware
  • Glaze: unglazed
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: slip decorated and slipware
  • Accession number: 4797, 4797a
  • Dimensions: 110 mm (height), 155 mm (width, handle to spout), 95 mm (depth)

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  • Ivy House Works

    Ivy House Works

    The first of Wedgwood's factories. The Wedgwood company was officially founded on May Day 1759 at these rented premises in Burslem. Burslem is often considered to be the ‘mother-town' of the Potteries.