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Dish: C.1392-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

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

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Description

Earthenware tin-glazed blue and splashed with white tin-glaze

Buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed blue and splashed with white tin-glaze. Circular with deep twelve-lobed sides and flat centre, standing on a low footring. The inside is randomly splashed in white tin-glaze; the reverse is undecorated.

Notes

History note: Unknown vendor in Cromer, Norfolk, from whom purchased about 1900 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
Height: 5.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England
  • Brislington ⪼ Somerset ⪼ 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
Circa 1680 CE - 1690 CE

Note

Probably made in London or at Brislington

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Decoration composed of tin-glaze ( white)

Materials used in production

mid blue Tin-glaze
reddish buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Reddish-buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed mid-blue, and splashed with white tin-glaze on the inside
Tin-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1392-1928
Primary reference Number: 71911
Old object number: 1362
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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