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The Blue Boy: GPL.68 & A-1928

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Titles

The Blue Boy

Maker(s)

F. & R. Pratt & Co. (Factory)
After Gainsborough, Thomas (Painter)

Description

Pot with lid. White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. On the top 'The Blue Boy', after Thomas Gainsborough; purple seaweed on sides. On cylindrical pot with splayed base decorated with purple seaweed.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.3 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 1850 CE - 1900 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Pot Diameter 10.6 cm
Lid Diameter 12.0 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: 87/FEB.4.1925/BRIGHTON/S.A.
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.68 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 14669
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Blue Boy" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14669 Accessed: 2022-07-04 05:05:28

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