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Eleanor Cross London: GPL.212-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Eleanor Cross London


Factory: Bates, Elliot & Co. (Uncertain)




White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On top of lid 'Eleanor Cross London', inscribed 'ELEANOR CROSS LONDON'; border Fig. VIII a. (Williams-Wood, p. 103) brown key plate.


History note: Possibly bought from Puttick & Simpson, London

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


19th Century, Mid-Late
Victoria I
Circa 1872 CE - 1900 CE


Perhaps Bates, Elliot & Co.

School or Style


Components of the work


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print, brown key plate
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 134/APRIL 16.1925/P. & S. 158/W.
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.212-1928
Primary reference Number: 14916
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 January 2021 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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