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Pegwell Bay, Lobster Fishing: GPL.229-1928

Object information


Pegwell Bay, Lobster Fishing


T. J. & J. Mayer (Factory)


White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On top of lid 'Pegwell Bay, Lobster Fishing', inscribed 'PEGWELL BAY' and house inscribed 'TATNELL/& SON'; border Fig.VIII q (Williams-Wood, p. 103).; black key plate.


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


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

School or Style


Components of the work


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: 98a/FEB.12.1925/W.
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: TATNELL/& SON
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.229-1928
Primary reference Number: 14932
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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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