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Our Pets: GPL.119-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Our Pets

Maker(s)

Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.

Entities

Categories

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. On the top 'Our Pets', inscribed 'Thos Jackson', OUR PETS' and at the top 'The pleasing spectacle at once excites,/Such recollection of our own delights,/That, viewing it, we seem almost to obtain,/Our innocent, sweet, simple years again./COWPER'; border of brown lines; Registration Mark for 29.3.1852.

Notes

History note: Possibly bought Stanley Woolston, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.3 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 1852 - 1900

Note

Thomas Jackson of Strangeways, Manchester manufactured cosmetics.

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: 200x/NOV.11.1924/W
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: Thos Jackson OUR PETS
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: The pleasing spectacle at once excites,/Such recollection of our own delights,/That, viewing it, we seem almost to obtain,/Our innocent, sweet, simple years again./COWPER
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

Inscription present: 29.3.1852

  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Registration mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.119-1928
Primary reference Number: 14824
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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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