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Success to the Fustian Dressers: C.1097-1928

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Titles

Success to the Fustian Dressers

Maker(s)

Probably Unidentified Liverpool factory (Factory)

Description

Creamware, transfer-printed onglaze in black. The jug has a barrel-shaped body with a curved projecting spout and loop handle. On one side, in an oval medallion, is a tall factory by the coast, flanked by two smaller medallions showing a man with a bucket of wool by his side, and a woman spinning; above, on a ribbon, and below, repeated, the words: Success to the Steam Engine Erecd March 1st 1792’. On the other side, two men at a machine around a chimney withbelow them, ‘SUCCESS to the FUSTIAN DRESSERS/This a Truth you can’t deny/Our Work is hot and very Dry’. On the front under the lip are the words: ‘KING/AND’/CONSTITUTION’ within a wreath with a crown at the top.

Notes

History note: Rochelle Thomas’s catalogue, no. 295; bought for £3.10s on 25 April 1923 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1792

Components of the work

Decoration composed of ceramic printing colour ( black)

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing Throwing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: SUCCESS to the FUSTIAN DRESSERS/This a Truth you can’t deny/Our Work is hot and very Dry
  • Location: On one side
  • Method of creation: Transfer-printed in black
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: Success to the Steam Engine Erecd March 1st 1792
  • Location: On the other side
  • Method of creation: Transfer-printed in black
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: KING/AND’/CONSTITUTION’
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Transfer-printed in black
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1097-1928
Primary reference Number: 71307
Old object number: 4176
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 April 2019 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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