Hand teapot by Jill Crowley

Norwich Castle Museum holds the largest and most comprehensive collection of British ceramic teapots in the world, spanning the period from the early eighteenth century to the present day and including a growing number of pieces by contemporary makers.

Details

Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
32 x 26 cm
Art Fund grant:
£280 ( Total: £280)
Acquired in:
1996
Vendor:
Jill Crowley

The four makers represented by this purchase illustrate several important aspects of craft ceramics at the time. Crowley's work exemplifies the use of humour. Her favourite themes included cats, human torsos, and hands. This is one a group of four teapots. All four makers are of international reputation and their teapots were outstanding additions to the collection at Norwich Castle Museum.

Venue details

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Castle Hill, NORWICH Norfolk NR1 3JU 01603 493625 www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.95)

2 Jan – 29 Jun, 29 Sept – 31 Dec
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Sun, 1 – 4.30pm

30 Jun – 28 Sept
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Sun, 1 – 5pm

Closed 1 Jan, 24 – 26 Dec

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