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'A Halt Near Ruins' and 'The Wooden Bridge': GPL.179-1928

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Current Location: In storage


'A Halt Near Ruins' and 'The Wooden Bridge'


Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.




White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a slightly blue crazed glaze. Blue, yellow, red and green with a brown key plate. Ovoid with a lip and loop handle. 'A Halt Near Ruins' and 'The Wooden Bridge', both in trefoil-ended oblongs enclosed by gilt lines; magenta ground; border pattern 123 with three gilt lines at the top and gilt lines round the lip and on the handle.


History note: Bought by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher on 13th May, 1925

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


19th Century, Late#
Circa 1880 - 1900

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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

  • Text: F & R PRATT & Co/123/FENTON
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in brown

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.179-1928
Primary reference Number: 15112
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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