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

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Current Location: In storage


The Cavalier and the Service Woman


Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.




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.


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

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 - 1900

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 clear glaze, brown key plate

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.178-1928
Primary reference Number: 15107
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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