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The Good Samaritan: C.2473-1928

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Titles

The Good Samaritan

Maker(s)

Unidentified Delft factory (Production)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in greyish-blue. Circular with a wide rim, and shallow well. The well is painted with the Good Samaritan in a landscape. On the rim there are vine branches tied with ribbons, and a scroll inscribed, 'IA ANNO 1680'.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Delft ⪼ Holland ⪼ United Provinces of the Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
Production date: dated AD 1680

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: IA ANNO 1680
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Painted in greyish-blue
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2473-1928
Primary reference Number: 73566
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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