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The Fair Sportswoman: GPL.196-1928

Object information

Titles

The Fair Sportswoman

Maker(s)

Bates, Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co. (Factory)
Austin, Jesse (Engraver)

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On top of lid 'The Fair Sportswoman'; black key; colours include green; vignetted.

Notes

History note: Possibly bought from Stanley Woolston, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ 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 1860 CE - 1900 CE

Note

This design was the work of Jesse Austin and was issued in 1859-60, see Williams-Wood, Cyril, Staffordshire Pot Lids and Their Potters, London, 1972, pl. 57D. However, as the lid has a black key it was probably later.

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, black key plate
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 188/FEB.12.1925/W
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.196-1928
Primary reference Number: 14897
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) "The Fair Sportswoman" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/14897 Accessed: 2022-06-29 10:32:44

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