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Child's Tea Set - Teapot

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1988F95.1
Collection:Social History
Date:1937-12-25 - 1937-12-25


This doll's tea set was bought as a Christmas present for Shirley Haywood of Erdington in 1937. It is made of glazed earthenware and is decorated with a series of 6 transfer- printed illustrations of children at play. Its solid construction is typical of the 1930s move towards a more functional approach to children's toys.

Presented by Mrs Shirley A Rigby.

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Production Period:20th century
Medium:Glazed ceramic.

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Height:9.5 cm
Width:15 cm
Diameter:12 cm