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Dish: C.171-1932

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Factory: Unidentified Staffordshire factory

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Description

White stoneware, press-moulded, and salt-glazed

White stoneware, press-moulded and salt-glazed. Circular with an alternately curved and indented rim, a narrow rim, shallow curved sides and flat centre. The rim is moulded with panels of diaper pattern interrupted by small scrolled panels, and three panels moulded in relief respectively with SUCCESS TO THE/KING OF PRUSSIA/AND HIS FORCES, also by a small bust of Frederick II of Prussia and an Eagle

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor, Mrs W.D. (Frances Louisa) Dickson, Bournemouth

Legal notes

Given by Mrs W.D. Dickson

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 17 in
Height: 1½ in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1932) by Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs

Dating

3rd quarter 18th Century
George II
Production date: circa AD 1760

Note

Frederick the Great of Prussia (1712-1786).

Probably made during the Seven Years War 1756-63 when Frederick the Great was very popular in England

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Surface composed of salt-glaze

Materials used in production

White stoneware

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : White stoneware, press-moulded, and salt-glazed
Salt-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the inscription is divided into three sections spaced out round the rim

  • Text: SUCCESS TO THE/ KING OF PRUSSIA/ AND HIS FORCES
  • Location: On rim
  • Method of creation: Integrally moulded
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.171-1932
Primary reference Number: 166469
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 23 March 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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