Skip to main content

Dish: C.1449-1928

An image of Dish

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Pottery: Norfolk House (Probably)

Entities

Categories

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
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 15 November 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Dish" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/72018 Accessed: 2023-01-31 12:40:54

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/72018 |title=Dish |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-01-31 12:40:54|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-72018

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src="https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/imagestore/aa/aa27/C_1449_1928.jpg"
        alt="Dish"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Dish</figcaption>
    </figure>
</div>
    

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Dish

Accession Number: GR.P.94

Dish

Accession Number: E.62.1898

Dish

Accession Number: E.11.1931

Dish

Accession Number: E.S.27

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...