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Dish: a tazza filled with fruit: C.1432-1928

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Titles

Dish: a tazza filled with fruit

Maker(s)

Probably unidentified London pottery (Production)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, green, yellow and orange

Buff earthenware, the front tin-glazed and painted in blue, pale green, yellow and orange; the reverse possibly coated wth pale slip and lead-glazed yellowish-brown with radiating streaks of darker brown. Circular wth deep sides, standing on a footring (Archer's Shape A). The middle is decorated with a tazza filled with a pomegranate, grapes and other fruit, with the date 1674 written with two digits on either side of the stem. Below the rim there is a border of alternating yellow and orange leaves and blue rosettes, and on the edge, a yellow line and blue dashes.

Notes

History note: Unidentified owner at Ampthill from whom bought by Mr Roe of Cambridge (according to his son) , who sold it for £5 on 10 February 1904 to Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Third quarter of 17th century
Charles II
Production date: dated AD 1674

Note

Probably made by a London pottery

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, pale green, yellow, and orange) Front composed of tin-glaze ( front) Reverse composed of lead-glaze ( yellowish-brown) Back

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 16 74
  • Type: Date

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1432-1928
Primary reference Number: 71995
Old object number: 2010
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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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