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Strasburg: GPL.228 & A-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Strasburg
Translated as: Strasbourg

Maker(s)

Production: T. J. & J. Mayer

Entities

Categories

Description

Pot and lid. Pale cream earthenware, the lid decorated with a multi-colour underglaze transfer print with black key plate; the pot marbled in green enamel. The glaze is tinted very slightly greyish-blue, and does not cover a small area at 7 o'clock on the top of the lid. The shallow cylindrical pot splays out slightly towards the base, and has a ledge below the rim to support the lid. The base is recessed and has an impressed circle in the centre. The lid is slightly convex. The top is decorated with a view of Strasburg, inscribed 'Strasburg' below; border Fig. VIII, and an outer green marbled border.

Notes

History note: Unknown before testator

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • Longport ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

19th Century, Mid#
Victoria I
Circa 1850 CE - 1860 CE

School or Style

Victorian

Components of the work

Pot composed of enamel ( green)
Base Diameter 11.0 cm
Lid Diameter 11.6 cm
Over Lid Height 5.2 cm
Decoration

Materials used in production

Glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Pale cream earthenware, the lid decorated with a mutli-colour underglaze transfer print with black key plate; the pot marbled in green enamel
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: workman's numbers impressed on the base; three small illegible numbers with 'lo' below

  • Text: lo
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: Strasburg
  • Location: On lid
  • Method of creation: Printed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.228 & A-1928
Primary reference Number: 27306
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Strasburg" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/27306 Accessed: 2024-02-25 22:33:35

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