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The Rustic Laundry Woman: GPL.153-1928

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Current Location: In storage


The Rustic Laundry Woman


Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.
Painter: Berchem, Nicolaes Pietersz. (After)




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. 'The Rustic Laundry Woman', after Nicolas Berchem, encircled by a gilt line; green enamel ground; outer border 123 with three gilt lines.


History note: Bought by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher on 19th March, 1925

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.5 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 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 slightly blue, crazed glaze, brown key plate

Inscription or legends present

  • Method of creation: Printed in red
  • Type: Mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.153-1928
Primary reference Number: 15094
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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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