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Dish: C.1496-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Rotherhithe Pottery (Probably)




Earthenware tin-glazed pale turquoise-green and painted in slate-blue, pale green, deep yellow, and manganese-purple with Tudor roses on leafy stems springing from a mound

Reddish-buff earthenware, the front tin-glazed pale turquoise-green and painted in slate-blue, pale green, deep yellow, and manganese-purple; the reverse probably coated with pale slip, and covered with yellowish-brown lead-glaze with radiating streaks. Circular with shallow curved sides slightly everted rim, standing on a footring. The front is decorated with three dark yellow and purple Tudor roses on leafy stems springing from a mound. Above the mound is a slate-blue curved line with strokes over it, perhaps a low fence. Round the edge there are two narrow manganese bands and a wider green band.


History note: Frank Stoner, London from whom purchased for £5 on 31 March 1920 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 33.8 cm
Height: 6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century, third quarter#
Charles II
Circa 1655 CE - 1665 CE

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( in slate-blue, pale green, deep yellow, and manganese-purple)
Back composed of slip ( pale) lead-glaze
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production

reddish-buff Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1496-1928
Primary reference Number: 72090
Old object number: 4609
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 17 October 2023

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

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