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A Bunch of Cherries: GPL.280-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A Bunch of Cherries

Maker(s)

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

Entities

Categories

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. Circular. On top of lid 'A Bunch of Cherries', inscribed 'RIMMELS CHERRY TOOTH PASTE'; border of tiny o's with green narrow white surround; pink, yellow and green with black key plate.

Notes

History note: Possibly bought from Stanley Woolston, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 8.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Longport ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

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

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: Aug 27.1924/W
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: RIMMELS CHERRY TOOTH PASTE
  • Location: On top of pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: 3
  • Location: Inside pot-lid
  • Method of creation: Printed in blue enamel
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.280-1928
Primary reference Number: 15042
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "A Bunch of Cherries" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/15042 Accessed: 2024-07-13 23:36:03

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