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The Bear Pit: GPL.1-1928

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Titles

The Bear Pit

Maker(s)

Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.
Engraver: Austin, Jesse

Entities

Categories

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. On the top, 'The Bear Pit' without dome on cage; line and dot border.

Notes

History note: Probably bought from Stanley Woolston, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Mid-19th Century
Victoria I
Production date: circa AD 1850

School or Style

Victorian

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

Glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 3/Sep.1.1924/W
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.1-1928
Primary reference Number: 14353
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 August 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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