First World War Tank Teapot



First World War Tank Teapot

Blue ceramic teapot in the shape of a first world war tank, complete with lid which forms a solider's head and helmet. This character was likely to have been Old Bill the first world war cartoon. Bought in Northampton market during WWII the teapot is stamped with a mark from SADLER and states Made in England. Earlier versions of this teapot would have been yellow, cream or green and the makers mark would have been indented into the base from the mould.

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Record number:2018.13.2
Simple name:tea pot
Classification term:work and play
Period:20th century, mid
Date:1942 1945
Associated person: Sadler