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Dish: C.2207-1928

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Maiolica dish on high foot, painted in blue with an Oriental-style landscape, enclosed by a border of stylised flowers and foliage.

Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed overall except for the rim of the foot. Painted in blue.
Shape 85. Flat circular dish with slightly upturned edge, standing on a high moulded spreading foot with an angular knop in the stem.
The central medallion contains an Oriental-style landscape with a small temple, a bird, and a rabbit pursued by a spotted hound amid exotic foliage, enclosed by three concentric circles and a wide border of stylised flowers alternating with foliage. Two narrow concentric bands encircle the edge.

Notes

History note: Puttick & Simpson, London, 24 April 1925, part of lot 129; Dr J.W.L. Glaisher * for £4.4.0. for the whole lot (MS Cat 5067).

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Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 25.7 cm
Height: 6.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Deruta ⪼ Umbria ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century
Circa 1625 - 1700

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue)
Foot Diameter 10.4 cm

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed overall except for the rim of the foot. Painted in blue.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2207-1928
Primary reference Number: 73232
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 11 August 2016 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

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

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