Shape Type: Breakfast & Tea Wares

Pattern Type: Chinese, Asian and Other Exotic Themes

Date: 1882

Maker: Worcester Royal Porcelain Co. Ltd.

Maker's Mark:


Description:

A 4.5 inch high (11.4 cm) porcelain teapot printed in gold on a rust-red ground in the Worcester Willow pattern with sterling silver lid, sliver fitted spout and molded and gilded handle. The teapot was awarded to the first prize winner of the 1883 Oxford University Boat Club half mile swimming race.  The lid is engraved O.U.B.C.Swimming Races 1883 1st Prize Half Mile  H. S. Salter.  Henry Stuart Salter, the recipient of this award, and subsequent awards in 1884 (see additional image below) received his BA Degree from Oxford University in 1886.

 

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