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The Cavalier and the Service Woman: GPL.178-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Cavalier and the Service Woman

Maker(s)

Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.

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Description

White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a clear glaze. Blue, yellow, red and green with a brown key plate. Cylindrical with handle applied on opposite side to the print. 'The Cavalier and the Service Woman' in trefoil-ended oblong enclosed by a gilt line; green ground. There are gilt lines at the top and bottom of the mug and on the handle. The interior of the rim is decorated with border pattern 123.

Notes

History note: Bought by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher on 20th October, 1924

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.5 cm
Width: 6.75 cm

Relative size of this object

6.8 cm7.5 cm What does this represent?

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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 1860 - 1900

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 clear glaze, brown key plate

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.178-1928
Primary reference Number: 15107
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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