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Drayton Manor: GPL.227 & A-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Drayton Manor


Factory: T. J. & J. Mayer (Uncertain)




White earthenware pot and lid, marbled grey on the outside, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On top of lid 'Drayton Manor', inscribed 'DRAYTON MANOR' and 'The Residence of the Late Sir Robert Peel Bart' on white surround between two gilt lines; brown key plate.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longport ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


19th Century, Mid-Late
Victoria I
Circa 1850 - 1900

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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: 157/MAR.27.1925/W/EASTOE
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: workman's mark

  • Text: 61
  • Location: Interior of pot-lid
  • Type: Mark
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

Inscription present: on white surround between two gilt lines

  • Text: The Residence of the Late Sir Robert Peel Bart
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.227 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 14931
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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