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Mending the Nets: GPL.236-1928

Object information


Mending the Nets


T. J. & J. Mayer (Factory)


White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On top of lid 'Mending the Nets'; border of two black lines with white surround; black key plate.


History note: No information

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.2 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

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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)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.236-1928
Primary reference Number: 14939
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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

Citation for print

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