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Dish: C.2633-1928

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Maker(s)

unidentified Dutch pottery (Production)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware dish painted in blue, yellowish-green and yellow with a bust of of William III with initials PW D3, surrounded by a floral border

Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in blue, yellowish- green, and yellow. The circular dish has an everted rim with nine lobes, deep sides and a flat centre, standing on a wide footring. The middle of the well is decorated with a long bust of William, Prince of Orange, three-quarters to left, wearing a voluminous wig, a cravatte, and armour. On the left of his head are the initials 'PW' and on the right, 'D 3'. Behind him on the right is a curving spray of alternately white and green pairs of leaves. The sloping lobed rim is encircled by a wavy blue stem bearing yellow fruits , stylized flowers, leaves, and tendrils.

Notes

History note: Purchased in Brighton by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 34 cm
Height: 7 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

Last quarter of 17th century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1680

Note

The place of manufacture of lobed dishes of this type is uncertain.

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, yellowish-green, and yellow) Base: Diameter 15 cm

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed and painted in blue, yellowish-green and yellow
Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2633-1928
Primary reference Number: 73830
Old object number: R 1065
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 1 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Dish" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/73830 Accessed: 2022-01-26 04:28:40

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