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Dish: C.1402-1928

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Maker(s)

unidentified London pottery (Pottery)

Description

Earthenware, the front tin-glazed painted in pale yellowish-green, yellow, and brownish-orange with fruit and foliage and with blue dasheson the edge; the reverse, lead-glazed

Buff earthenware, the front tin-glazed painted in pale yellowish-green, yellow, and brownish-orange; the reverse, coated with pale slip and covered with pale yellow lead-glaze tinged with green in many places. Circular with curved sides, standing on a footring. In the middle there is a circular medallion containing a parti-coloured leaf and fruits. This is surrounded by four compartments containing similar leaves and fruit. Round the edge there is a yellow line and blue dashes.

Notes

History note: Unknown vendor in Cambridge; S. Fenton of Cranbourne Street, London from whom purchased for £2.10s.0d. on 27 May 1907 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 32 cm
Height: 6.4 cm
Height: 2.5 in

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 17th century
Commonwealth
Charles II
Circa 1655 CE - 1665 CE

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( pale yellowish-green, yellow, and brownish-orange) Back composed of lead-glaze ( yellowish with many green areas) Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1402-1928
Primary reference Number: 71934
Old object number: 2678
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 10 December 2019 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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