Teapot; Crown Ducal (English, estab. 1915); Post 1915; XFH.371


Fyffe House



About this object

Teapot; with a separate lid and angled handle, with a bright yellow glaze and gilt border around the rim, spout and lid edge. The spout is chipped, with the chip present within the teapot. The base has a green mark and the text TRADE MARK / CROWN DUCAL WARE / MADE IN ENGLAND.

This teapot belonged to Maud Low, and sat on the kitchen table at Fyffe House. The Low family occupied Fyffe House from about the 1920s. They initially let the property off Jimmy Johnston, a whaler who had built a whaling factory at South Bay.

For more information about Fyffe House, which is cared for by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, visit our website.


Crown Ducal (English, estab. 1915)

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Date Made

Post 1915

Medium and Materials



Spout to handle: 12 x 19.1cm
Diameter of base: 6.8cm

Credit Line

Collection of Fyffe House, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga

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