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Plate: C.1645-1928

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Maker(s)

Brislington Pottery (Pottery)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware plate decorated with a crown and the date 1690

Earthenware, tin-glazed pale greenish-blue overall, and painted in slate blue and yellow, outlined in manganese-purple. Circular with curved sides, standing on a footring. Decorated with a crown surmounted by a cross, over '1690', and encircled by a narrow blue band round the edge

Notes

History note: Mr Stoner, London, from whom purchased on 4 November 1908 for £4 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19.9 cm
Height: 2.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Brislington ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
William III and Mary II
Production date: dated AD 1690 : dated

Note

The Brislington pottery was run by Sarah Bennet II 1679-90 and from 1690-1730 by her husband Thomas Dickson

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( slate blue, yellow, and manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

pale greenish-blue Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Earthenware, tin-glazed pale greenish-blue overall, and painted in slate blue and yellow, outlined in manganese-purple

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 1690
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1645-1928
Primary reference Number: 72379
Old object number: 2868
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 5 April 2018 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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