Bargeware teapot; 1886; 1947.55

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Bargeware teapot

About this object

These unusual teapots were made in Leicestershire and sold by a Mrs Annie Bonas in Measham. They were popular both with canal workers (hence ‘bargeware’) and itinerant farm workers from East Anglia.

Date Made

1886

Medium and Materials

ceramic

Inscription and Marks

Owner's mark : impressed : side: MR.& MRS.BUTLER BRISTOL 1886

Measurements

315 x 185 (HxWxDxDiam)

Collection

Letchworth Museum

Object Type

Teapot

Object number

1947.55

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