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“Penny Woodens” Tea Set


S. Fielding and Company ; Railway Pottery ; Devon Pottery



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
“Penny Woodens” Tea Set, S. Fielding and Company      ;    Railway Pottery      ;    Devon Pottery
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Ceramics | Railway pottery, devon pottery
Size: 2 3/8 x 4 11/16 in. (6 x 11.91 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, England, Stoke-on-Trent
Culture: Europe, England
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Marks 'Devonware S.F. & C° Stoke-On-Trent England (Crown)', bottom of .1a (teapot); 'Queen Anne 2', bottom of .1a, .2 and .3 (teapot, creamer, sugar bowl)
Physical Description: tea set made of creamy colored pottery then glazed; now has crazing; decorated with all wooden Dutch dolls known as Peg Woodens, Penny Woodens or Nurnberg Fille, which had black painted hair and orange or deep pink painted slippers; other colors include b
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from the Decorative Arts Council
Accession Number:,b
Artist: Railway Pottery
Role: Maker

Artist: S. Fielding and Company
Role: Maker

Artist: Devon Pottery
Role: Maker
Added to Site: February 28, 2009