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The Listener: GPL.146-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Listener


Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.
Engraver: Payne, Albert Henry (After)
Production: Mayerheim (After)




White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On the top 'The Listener', from an engraving by A.H. Payne after Trina by Mayerheim, inscribed 'THE LISTNER'; border Fig. VIII h. (Williams-Wood, p. 103) without outer scalloped border.


History note: Possibly bought from 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


19th Century, Mid-Late
Victoria I
Circa 1850 CE - 1900 CE


From an engraving by A.H. Payne after Trina by Mayerheim.

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People, subjects and objects depicted

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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

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

Inscription present: the number 144A added later

  • Text: 257/Nov.15.1924/SW
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.146-1928
Primary reference Number: 14867
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "The Listener" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-07-22 12:34:12

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