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Strathfieldsaye the Seat of the Duke of Wellington: GPL.86-1928

Object information

Titles

Strathfieldsaye the Seat of the Duke of Wellington

Maker(s)

F. & R. Pratt & Co. (Factory)

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. On the top 'Strathfieldsaye the Seat of the Duke of Wellington', inscribed 'STRATHFIELDSAYE THE SEAT OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON' on blue label; yellow border with pairs of lines and groups of four white dots, alternating with four small brown circles.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.0 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 1850 - 1900

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

Inscription present: label with green border

  • Text: 151/July 11th/1924/(W)
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: STRATHFIELDSAYE THE SEAT OF THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.86-1928
Primary reference Number: 14729
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Strathfieldsaye the Seat of the Duke of Wellington" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14729 Accessed: 2022-07-01 02:18:03

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