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T. J. & J. Mayer (Production)


Pale cream earthenware lid, decorated with a multi-colour underglaze transfer print with black key plate. 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. Slightly convex. The top is decorated with a view of Strasburg, inscribed 'Strasburg' below; border Fig. VIII, and an outer green marbled border.

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


19th century
Victoria I
1850 - 1860

Materials used in production

Glaze Paint Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Painting Glazing Transfer printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.228A-1928
Primary reference Number: 77118
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Strasbourg" Web page available at: Accessed: 2022-05-25 07:07:41

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