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Dish: C.2309-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Nevers factory (Production)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue and manganese-purple. Circular with a wide almost flat rim and shallow well, standing on a footring pierced by two suspension holes. The front is painted overall with two Chinese figures by a balustrade in a landscape with a banana plant on the left, rocks, water, and pine trees, encircled by a narrow band and a broad band on the rim. The pine trees and the ground close to the figures are painted in manganese-purple.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 41 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Nevers ⪼ Bourgogne-Franche-Comté ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
Louis XIV (1638-1715)
Circa 1670 - 1690 1690

Note

Dr Glaisher attributed this dish to Bayreuth. It was reattributed to Nevers by Bernard Rackham in his Catalogue of the Glaisher Collection, 1935.

School or Style

Transitional Period (1620-1683, China)

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt and manganese-purple) Surface: composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2309-1928
Primary reference Number: 73329
Old object number: 1484
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 19 July 2021 Last processed: Monday 19 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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