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Sandown Castle Kent: GPL.225-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Sandown Castle Kent


Factory: Bates, Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co. (Uncertain)
Factory: T. J. & J. Mayer (Uncertain)




White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On top of lid 'Sandown Castle Kent', inscribed 'SANDOWN CASTLE KENT'; border of two black lines. Interior printed in black 'Tatnell & Son/MANUFACTURERS/PEGWELL BAY/Nr RAMSGATE' within two black lines.


History note: Possibly bought from Puttick & Simpson, London

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Shelton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England
  • Longport ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid-late 19th Century
Victoria I
Circa 1850 CE - 1900 CE


Bates, Brown-Westhead, Moore & Co. or T.J. & J. Mayer

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
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 156/FEB.26.1925/P. & S. 89./W.
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

Inscription present: within two black lines

  • Location: Interior of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed in black

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.225-1928
Primary reference Number: 14929
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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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