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The Red Bull Inn: GPL.126-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Red Bull Inn


Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.
Engraver: Austin, Jesse




White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On the top 'The Red Bull Inn', sign over door of inn, 'THE/RED BULL/BY JONAS GRUBB'; border of a brown line with yellow binding; initialled 'JA'.


History note: Possibly bought from Puttick & Simpson, London

Legal notes

Dr. J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.4 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
Circa 1860 CE - 1900 CE

School or Style


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

  • Text: 272/Jan.14.1926/P. & S. 288/3.
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: sign over door of inn

  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: JA
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Initials

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.126-1928
Primary reference Number: 14838
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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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