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The Grand International Building of 1851: GPL.220-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Titles

The Grand International Building of 1851

Maker(s)

T. J. & J. Mayer (Factory)

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On top of lid 'The Grand International Building of 1851', with white surround inscribed 'THE GRAND INTERNATIONAL BUILDING OF 1851' and 'For the Exhibition of Art and Industry of all Nations.'; black key plate.

Notes

History note: Possibly bought from Stanley Woolston, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.7 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 1851 - 1900

School or Style

Victorian

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: THE GRAND INTERNATIONAL BUILDING OF 1851
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: OCT.28.1924/W
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: For the Exhibition of Art and Industry of all Nations.
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.220-1928
Primary reference Number: 14924
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 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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