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The Cottage Children: GPL.158-1928

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Object information

Titles

The Cottage Children

Maker(s)

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

Description

White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a slightly bluish, crazed glaze. Blue, yellow and red with a brown key plate. Circular with a sloping rim and flat central area. 'The Cottage Children', after Rustic Children by Thomas Gainsborough R.A., encircled by a narrow bell-flower border between two gilt lines; outer 'harebell' border with a gilt line round the edge of the rim.

Notes

History note: Bought by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher in 1924

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 18.2 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 1850 CE - 1900 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 slightly bluish, crazed glaze, brown key plate

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.158-1928
Primary reference Number: 15074
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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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Plate" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/15074 Accessed: 2022-01-24 15:04:21

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