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Windsor Castle and Goat Carriage: GPL.281-1928

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Titles

Windsor Castle and Goat Carriage

Maker(s)

Probable T. J. & J. Mayer (Factory)

Description

White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a slightly blue crazed glaze. Blue, yellow, red and green with a black key plate. The saucer has a flat central area with gently sloping sides. The cup has curved sides rising gently up from a small foot; small loop handle. On both sides of the cup and in the well of the saucer, 'Windsor Castle and Goat Carriage' (Royal Children: Windsor Castle). Inside the cup, a view of Windsor Castle. Blue-green ivy leaf border inside the rim of the cup, on handle and round rim of saucer. Gilt lines on rims of cup and saucer.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Longport ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

Mid-19th Century
Production date: circa AD 1855

Note

A. Ball, The Price Guide to Potlids and other Underglaze Multicolour Prints on Ware, 2nd edition, 1980, p. 280, no. 447, attributes a similar cup and saucer to T.J. & J. Mayer, c. 1855.

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Components of the work

Glaze composed of lead-glaze Saucer Diameter 5.0 cm
Cup Height 4.2 cm
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Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a slightly blue crazed glaze, black key plate

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.281-1928
Primary reference Number: 15115
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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