Skip to main content

Thrushes on Nest: GPL.171-1928

An image of Plate

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Colours in this image

Object information


Thrushes on Nest


F. & R. Pratt & Co. (Factory)


White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a slightly blue, crazed glaze. Blue, yellow, red and green with a brown key plate. Circular with a sloping rim and flat central area. 'Thrushes on Nest'. On the rim, two shades of maroon enamel ground and 'pearl and dot' border with five gilt lines.


History note: Bought by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher in Stoke, June, 1925.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 19th Century
Circa 1860 - 1900

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 slightly blue, crazed glaze, brown key plate

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.171-1928
Primary reference Number: 15070
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Thrushes on Nest" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-06-30 06:15:52

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Thrushes on Nest |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-30 06:15:52|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

                <div class="text-center my-3">
                    <figure class="figure">
                        <img src=""
                        alt="Thrushes on Nest"
                        class="img-fluid" />
                        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Thrushes on Nest</figcaption>

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Boy with a bird's nest

Accession Number: 1102

Bowl of flowers

Accession Number: PD.30-1966

Vase of flowers

Accession Number: PD.32-1966

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...