Mortar & Teapot

1) The Mortar bears the Plymouth mark in blue on the base and the wreathing caused during the modelling is a familiar characteristic of many Plymouth pieces; 2) Small globular teapot decorated in blue on white.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Dimensions:
1) 9.5 x 13.3 cm; 2) 10.8 x 16.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£29 ( Total: £29)
Acquired in:
1940
Vendor:
Fred Elson

The decoration is oriental in character with a blue band running round the edge of the lid and the neck of the teapot.

Venue details

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery Drake Circus, PLYMOUTH Devon PL4 8AJ 01752 304774 www.plymhearts.org

Entry details

Free to all

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