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Plate: C.1384-1928

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Maker(s)

Possibly Brislington Pottery (Maker)
Possibly unidentified London pottery (Maker)

Description

Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed dark blue, and painted in white. Circular with a wide sloping rim and shallow well. Painted in the middle with a vase of tulips and other flowers and leaves, flanked by flying insects and two flowering plants.

Notes

History note: Mr Hagger, dealer, Saffron Walden, from whom purchased on 4 June 1894 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Brislington ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England
  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
Charles II
James II
William III and Mary II
William III (1750-1702)
1675 CE - 1699 CE

Note

Possibly made at Brislington or in London

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware dark blue Tin-glaze white High-temperature colour

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed dark blue, and painted in white
Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1384-1928
Primary reference Number: 71900
Old object number: 719
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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