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Xmas Eve: GPL.21-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Xmas Eve


Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.




White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. On the top 'Xmas Eve', inscribed 'Thos. Jackson (almost obliterated) XMAS EVE'; border Fig. VIII b (Williams-Wood, p. 103).


History note: Possibly bought from Puttick & Simpson, London

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 7.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid-late 19th Century
Victoria I
After 1851 - Circa 1900

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Components of the work


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: 201/NOV.27.1924/P. & S.95.1/W

  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: almost obliterated

  • Text: Thos. Jackson XMAS EVE
  • Method of creation: Printed

Inscription present: 17th November, 1851

  • Location: Within picture on pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Registration mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.21-1928
Primary reference Number: 14549
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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