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Dish: C.194-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Potter: Simpson, John, potter (Possibly)

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Description

Buff earthenware, press-moulded with decoration in relief, slip-trailed, and lead-glazed. Octagonal. In the middle, a stylized carnation in a circular medallion surrounded by four pomegranates alternating with four fleur-de-lys. Below the medallion are the initials IS in relief. Round the edge is a row of dots and eight circles linked by scalloped lines.

Notes

History note: Banbury 1903

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
Production date: circa AD 1715 : Dated on the basis of an example dated '1715'

Note

The initials IS may be those of the potter, John Simpson. The design may have been derived from a late 17th century wallpaper featuring pomegranates and tulips, such as a sample in the Victoria & Albert Museum (E.337-1932).

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Front composed of lead-glaze
Decoration composed of slip

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.194-1928
Primary reference Number: 72895
Old object number: R 694
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 8 January 2019 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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