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Plate: C.1416-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: unidentified London pottery

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, yellowish-green, yellow, brownish-orange and manganee-purple with three tulips springing from a mound; blue dash border

Buff earthenware, the front tin-glazed and painted in blue, yellowish-green, yellow, brownish-orange and manganese-purple; the reverse covered with clear lead-glaze with greenish areas. Circular with a wide sloping rim and shallow well, standing on a footring. The front is decorated with three tulips and foliage springing from a low conical mound, surrounded by a blue band, a wider yellow band and blue dashes.

Notes

History note: Unknown owner in neighbourhood of Cambridge; Mr Jolly, Cambridge from whom purchased on 11 June, 1902 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.7 cm
Width: 18.4 cm

Relative size of this object

18.4 cm2.7 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • 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
Circa 1665 CE - 1680 CE

Note

An unusually small plate decorated in the 'charger' style

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, yellowish-green, yellow, brownish-orange and manganese-purple)
Front composed of tin-glaze ( clear with greenish areas)
Back composed of lead-glaze

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1416-1928
Primary reference Number: 71952
Old object number: 2819
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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