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The Old Water Mill: GPL.30 & A-1928

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Titles

The Old Water Mill

Maker(s)

F. & R. Pratt & Co. (Factory)
After Berchem, Nicolaes Pietersz. (Painter)

Description

Pot with lid. White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. On the top 'The Old Water Mill', after Nicholas Bercham 'Travellers Conversing'; line and dot border, Fig. VIII a (Williams-Wood, p. 103) with gilt line and blue and yellow marbled surround. On squat pot decorated with two gilt lines.

Notes

History note: Possibly bought from Stanley Woolston, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid-late 19th Century
Victoria I
Circa 1860 CE - 1900 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Lid Diameter 6.5 cm
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: 262/Sep.7.1924/W
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.30 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 14574
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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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