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Windsor Castle and Goat Carriage: GPL.281-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Windsor Castle and Goat Carriage


Factory: T. J. & J. Mayer (Probable)




White earthenware, moulded, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a slightly blue crazed glaze. Blue, yellow, red and green with a black key plate. The saucer has a flat central area with gently sloping sides. The cup has curved sides rising gently up from a small foot; small loop handle. On both sides of the cup and in the well of the saucer, 'Windsor Castle and Goat Carriage' (Royal Children: Windsor Castle). Inside the cup, a view of Windsor Castle. Blue-green ivy leaf border inside the rim of the cup, on handle and round rim of saucer. Gilt lines on rims of cup and saucer.

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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, Mid#
Production date: circa AD 1855


A. Ball, The Price Guide to Potlids and other Underglaze Multicolour Prints on Ware, 2nd edition, 1980, p. 280, no. 447, attributes a similar cup and saucer to T.J. & J. Mayer, c. 1855.

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Components of the work

Glaze composed of lead-glaze
Saucer Diameter 5.0 cm
Cup Height 4.2 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : White earthenware, decorated with coloured transfer prints under a slightly blue crazed glaze, black key plate

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Identification numbers

Accession number: GPL.281-1928
Primary reference Number: 15115
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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