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Teapot waster - 1759

Teapot waster, © Wedgwood Museum
    Teapot waster
    © Wedgwood Museum

These teapots have fused together during the firing process. They are made of black Egyptian, the local Staffordshire clay body that was perfected by Josiah Wedgwood with his development of Black Basalt.

These teapots have fused together during the firing process. They are made of black Egyptian, the local Staffordshire clay body that was perfected by Josiah Wedgwood with his development of Black Basalt.

  • Type of object: Manufacturing paraphernalia and miscellany/waster
  • Mark: None
  • Year produced: 1759
  • Body: Black earthenware
  • Accession number: 11206, 11206a
  • Dimensions: 170 mm (height), 170 mm (width, handle to spout), 120 mm (depth)

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