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The Cavalier: GPL.164-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Cavalier


Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.
Printer: Herring, Baxter & Bright (After)




White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a slightly blue, crazed glaze. Blue, yellow and red with a brown key plate. Circular with a sloping rim and flat central area. 'The Cavalier' after a combined print by Herring, Baxter and Bright, inscribed 'THE CAVALIER'. Encircled by a gilt line over dots; outer border 123 with three gilt lines.


History note: Puttick & Simpson, 15th January, 1925, Lot 328.3.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 18.5 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 1860 CE - 1900 CE


Engraving after original painting in the Art Journal for 1866, p. 72. Engraved by J.C. Armytage. Companion piece to the same artists to The Trooper by the same artist illustrated in the Art Journal of the same year, p. 100.

People, subjects and objects depicted

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 slightly blue, crazed glaze, brown key plate

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On top of plate
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.164-1928
Primary reference Number: 15078
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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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