Jincheng Blue Georgiana Teapot III

John Wheeldon
£300
Jincheng Blue Georgiana Teapot III by Derbyshire-based ceramicist John Wheeldon is a modern interpretation of a classic form, inspired by early 19th century silver teapots.

Inspired by early 19th century silver teapots, this soft-blue teapot is made from a combination of stoneware and earthenware. John has manufactured his own tools based on examples of those typically used in Britain at that time, such as a roulette wheel which creates the collection's signature marks.
Material: Stoneware, earthenware
Dimensions: Height: 11cm, Width: 21cm
Care Instructions: Dishwasher safe.
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Process

John throws the main body of the piece on the wheel, using press-moulds and extrusions to create the handle, spout and lid. The piece is bisque fired to 1120C and decorated with transparent lead-free glaze, which has been hand-mixed with blends of coloured stains.
Jincheng Blue Georgiana Teapot III
The Maker John Wheeldon Ceramicist - East Midlands

Creating tableware that contemporises traditional 18th century creamware designs, Derbyshire-based ceramicist John Wheeldon draws inspiration from early pioneers in the field, such as Josiah Wedgewood, Thomas Whieldon and William Greatbach. To decorate his work, John has manufactured his own specialist tools, such as roulettes and handle dies, based on examples found in museums originating from the 1700s.