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Dish: C.1449-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Probably Norfolk House (Pottery)

Description

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed pale turquoise-blue, and painted in blue and orange. Circular with curved sides, standing on a footring, pierced by a hole before firing. The middle is decorated with half-length portraits of William III and Mary II and the initials 'W M R'. encircled by three narrow concentric circles.

Notes

History note: Mr Thomas Sutton, Eastbourne, from whom bought for £5.10s.0d. on 16 November 1904 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 20.9 cm
Height: 4.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Lambeth ⪼ London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
William III and Mary II
Circa 1689 CE - 1694 CE

Note

The shape of this dish is unusual

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue and orange) Base Diameter 10.7 cm

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware pale turquoise Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, tin-glazed pale turquoise, and painted in blue and orange high-temperature (oxide) colours

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W M R
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1449-1928
Primary reference Number: 72018
Old object number: 2185
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 November 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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