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'Driving' and 'The Multeer': GPL.177-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

'Driving' and 'The Multeer'

Maker(s)

Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.

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Description

White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a clear, crazed glaze. Blue, yellow, red and green with a brown key plate. Cylindrical with squared handle. 'Driving' and 'The Multeer', both in trefoil-ended oblongs enclosed by gilt lines; red 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 26th September, 1924

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.0 cm
Width: 7.6 cm

Relative size of this object

7.6 cm8 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

Late 19th Century
Circa 1880 - 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, crazed glaze, brown key plate

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.177-1928
Primary reference Number: 15110
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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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