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Bears Hunting: GPL.7-1928

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Titles

Bears Hunting

Maker(s)

Factory: F. & R. Pratt & Co.

Entities

Categories

Description

White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print. On the top 'Bears Hunting', inscribed '.ROSS & SONS' GENUINE BEAR'S GREASE PERFUMED.119 & 120 BISHOPSGATE STREET LONDON'; bordered by blue and black check, thick and thin black lines and gold line.

Notes

History note: Probably bought from Stanley Woolston, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 10.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Fenton ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid-19th Century
Victoria I
Circa 1845 - 1860

School or Style

Victorian

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

Glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware, moulded and decorated underglaze with a multicolour transfer print
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 8 cx/with border/Sep.26.1924/W
  • Method of creation: Inscribed
  • Type: Label
  • Text: .ROSS & SONS' GENUINE BEAR'S GREASE PERFUMED.119 & 120 BISHOPSGATE STREET LONDON
  • Location: On pot-lid around the picture
  • Method of creation: Printed

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.7-1928
Primary reference Number: 14364
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 August 2017 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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