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Dish: C.1588-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unidentified Pottery (Production)

Description

Buff earthenware tin-glazed and painted in blue and manganese-purple. Circular with a sloping rim and shallow well. In in the middle Bacchus, crowned with grapes and holding a bunch is seated astride a barrel with a wine jug behind. On the rim there is a border of fruiting vine.

Notes

History note: Bought in Rye about 1900 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher FRS. Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 33 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue and manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Painting Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1588-1928
Primary reference Number: 72268
Old object number: 1538
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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