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Bears on Rock: GPL.204-1928

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Titles

Bears on Rock

Maker(s)

Factory: T. J. & J. Mayer

Entities

Categories

Description

Pot-lid with pot. White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On top of lid 'Bears on Rock'; border of two narrow black lines with narrow white surround; black key plate.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longport ⪼ 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 1850 CE - 1900 CE

School or Style

Victorian

Components of the work

Lid Diameter 7.8 cm
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: 1/June 30th/(W)
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.204-1928
Primary reference Number: 14908
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 August 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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