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The Poultry Woman: GPL.151-1928

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Current Location: In storage


The Poultry Woman


F. & R. Pratt & Co. (Factory)
After Matzee, C. (Painter)


White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a clear glaze. Blue, yellow and red with a brown key plate. Circular with a sloping rim and flat central area. 'The Poultry Woman', after C. Matzee, encircled by narrow border Fig. VIII k. (Williams-Wood, p. 103) between gilt lines; green enamel ground; outer border 123 with three gilt lines.


History note: Bought by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher on 5th July, 1924.

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Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 18.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Mid-late 19th Century
Circa 1860 - 1900


The original painting on which this engraving is based, shows a nun in the archway.

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Components of the work

Glaze composed of lead-glaze Decoration

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a clear glaze, brown key plate

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.151-1928
Primary reference Number: 15052
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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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