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The Flute Player: GPL.197-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Flute Player

Maker(s)

Factory: Bates, Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co.
Engraver: Austin, Jesse
Painter: Lancret, Nicolas (After)

Entities

Categories

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On top of lid 'The Flute Player', after Nicolas Lancret; colours include green; black key plate; vignetted.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.3 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. 57C. This lid is probably later as it has a black key.

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: 238/August 2nd/1924/(W)
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.197-1928
Primary reference Number: 14901
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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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