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Il Penseroso: GPL.156-1928

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Object information

Titles

Il Penseroso

Maker(s)

F. & R. Pratt & Co. (Factory)
After Webster, Thomas (Painter)

Description

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. 'Il Penseroso', after Thomas Webster, R.A., inscribed 'IL PENSEROSO.'. Encircled by a gilt line; red enamel ground; outer border pattern 123 with three gilt lines.

Notes

History note: Bought by Glaisher on 26th September, 1924

Legal notes

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

Dating

Mid-late 19th Century
Circa 1860 CE - 1900 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Glaze composed of lead-glaze Decoration

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

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

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: IL PENSEROSO
  • Location: Reserved below
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.156-1928
Primary reference Number: 15060
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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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