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Plate: C.1346A-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Pottery: uncertain




Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with the arms and motto of the Coopers' Company, and the initials and date 'IQ 1695'.

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed bluish-greeny white and painted in blue. Circular with a narrow rim and shallow well. Painted in the well with the full arms of the Coopers' Company with below on a ribbon the motto 'LOVE AS BRETHREN', and above the arms with the initials and date 'IQ/1695'. The rim is decorated with a border of elliptical motifs alternating with plants. One of a set of four plates with C.1346B-D-1928.


History note: Inherited from his family by Mr Assheton, of The Antiquarian Guild, 4 Carlton Street, Regent Street, London, SW1, who sold it with three others for £40 on 27 June 1924 to Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.9 cm
Diameter: 9 in
Height: 2.5 cm
Height: 1 in

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century, Late
William III (1750-1702)
Production date: dated AD 1695


Probably made in Lambeth

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

bluish-greeny white Tin-glaze
buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed bluish-greeny white, and painted in blue

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Below on a ribbon below the coat-of-arms
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Motto

Inscription present: The initials and digits of the date are divided by the bird at the top of the crest

  • Text: IQ 1695
  • Location: Above the crest
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1346A-1928
Primary reference Number: 71845
Old object number: 4380
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 27 January 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 17 October 2023

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

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