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Dish: C.2426-1928

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Metal Pot Factory




Tin-glazed earthenware dish with crinkled edge painted in blue in late Ming style


History note: Fresco's shop, London, 1892 where purchased by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 31.5 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


Third quarter of 18th century
Circa 1756 CE - 1775 CE


The mark indicates that the dish was made during the directorship of the Metal Pot Factory by Pieter Paree between 1756-1771/75

School or Style


Components of the work

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

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MP [joined] over 3/2 and 13
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Factory mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2426-1928
Primary reference Number: 208426
Old object number: 468
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 9 March 2016 Updated: Thursday 28 September 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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