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Tile: C.2791-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unknown

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Description

Earthenware, tin-glazed white on the upper surface and painted in blue. Springing from the right-hand corner, there is a formal rose on a stem with two leaves; in the other lower corner there is a faint stem and two leaves transferred from another tile in firing. There is a small hole in the top left and in the lower right corner.

Notes

History note: No information

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 0.7 cm
Height: 12.9 cm
Width: 12.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE

Note

Dutch, Frisian

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2791-1928
Primary reference Number: 15585
Old object number: Gl. 570
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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