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Philadelphia Exhibition 1876: C.57-1997

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Current Location: In storage


Philadelphia Exhibition 1876


Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.




White earthenware, moulded, decorated with a turquoise-green ground, multi-colour transfer prints, and gilding. Cylindrical with recessed base, and two angular strap handles. On each side is a rounded oblong print of the 'Philadelphia Exhibition 1876' entitled 'PHILADELPHIA EXHIBITION 1876' in a reserved area of the gilt line frame. There are gilt bands round the base and rim, down the sides of the handles, which also have strokes on the top and down the back. Inside the rim is a narrow brown and yellowish-beige 'stars and stripes' border.


History note: Unknown before donor

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 9.7 cm
Height: 10.1 cm
Width: 9.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-07-14) by Rylands, G.D.H.


19th Century, Late#
Production date: circa AD 1876

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Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware, decorated with a turquoise-green ground, multi-colour transfer prints, and gilding

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On top of plate
  • Method of creation: Inscribed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.57-1997
Primary reference Number: 15118
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 August 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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