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Girl with Grapes: GPL.174-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Girl with Grapes


Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.
Painter: Murillo, Bartolomé Esteban (After)
Engraver: Austin, Jesse




White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a very slightly bluish, crazed glaze. Blue, yellow and red with a brown key plate. Circular with a sloping rim and flat central area. 'Girl with Grapes' after Sharing the Gains by Bartolomé Murillo, inscribed 'MURILLO PINX' and initialled 'JA' for Jesse Austin. Encircled by a narrow scalloped border and a gilt line. On the edge of the rim, a gilt line.


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

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 17.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


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

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Components of the work

Glaze composed of lead-glaze

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a very slightly bluish, crazed glaze, brown key plate

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On top of plate
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Text: JA
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Initials

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.174-1928
Primary reference Number: 15077
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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