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The Best Card: GPL.144-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Best Card

Maker(s)

Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.
Painter: Burnett, James (After)

Entities

Categories

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On the top 'The Best Card', after James Burnett, inscribed 'THE BEST CARD'; border of a yellow line between two brown lines and outer border of large yellow and brown 'pearls'.

Notes

History note: Possibly bought from Puttick & Simpson, London

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century, Mid-Late
Victoria I
Circa 1860 CE - 1900 CE

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: 180x/Nov.27.1924/P. & S. 218.2/W
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: THE BEST CARD
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.144-1928
Primary reference Number: 14864
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "The Best Card" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14864 Accessed: 2023-12-03 08:43:07

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