Skip to main content

Plate: C.2-2016

An image of Plate

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Potter: Unknown

Entities

Categories

Description

Low fired earthernware plate with a foliate rim and creamy white glaze (lead based with tin oxide) with a fine crackle.
A circle on the base shows that a tubular kiln support was used.

Notes

History note: Bought by John Shakeshaft from Peter Crabbe, 21st of March 2005.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2016) by Shakeshaft, John, Dr

Dating

15th Century, Late
1450 - 1499

Components of the work

At Base Width 13 cm
At Extremities Width 19 cm

Materials used in production

lead based with tin oxide Glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Firing (heating)
Glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2-2016
Primary reference Number: 207645
Sale catalogue photo number: K213
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Tuesday 19 January 2016 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Plate" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/207645 Accessed: 2024-04-19 10:10:55

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/207645 |title=Plate |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-04-19 10:10:55|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-207645

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa39/large_C_2_2016_1_201607_kly25_dc2.jpg"
        alt="Plate"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Plate</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

More objects and works of art you might like

Dish/plate

Accession Number: E.278.1900

Small plate

Accession Number: C.183B-1934

Small plate

Accession Number: C.183C-1934

Plate

Accession Number: C.3-1969

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...