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Dish: C.1656-1928

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Possibly Norfolk House (Pottery)


Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, greenish-turquoise and yellow, and sponged in blue with a stag in a wood surrounded by a yellow band and blue dashes

Buff earthenware the front tin-glazed and painted in blue, greenish-turquoise and yellow, and sponged in blue; the reverse slip-coated and covered with greenish-blue tin-glaze. Circular with a wide sloping rim, and curved well, standing on a broad footring. Painted in the middle with a stag going towards the viewer's right in a wood with sponged trees and blue plants in the foreground. The edge is encircled by a blue band, a yellow band and blue dashes.


History note: Col. and Mrs. W.D. Dickson, Southill, Dean Park Road, Bournemouth who gave it as a Christmas present in 1921 to Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 30.2 cm
Diameter: 11 7/8 in
Height: 6.7 cm
Height: 2 11/16 in

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Early 18th Century
Circa 1705 CE - 1730 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, greenish-turquoise, and yellow) Back: composed of slip ( pale)

Materials used in production

back greenish blue Tin-glaze buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1656-1928
Primary reference Number: 72398
Old object number: 4016
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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