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Dish: C.1498-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Pottery: unidentified London pottery
Pottery: Norfolk House




Tin-glazed earthenwre painted in blue, turquoise-green, yellow, and manganese-purple with tulips and foliage; blue dash border; reverse, tin-glazed

Buff earthenware, the front tin-glazed and painted in blue, turquoise-green, yellow, and manganese-purple; reverse coated with pale slip and thinly tin-glazed with turquoise-green tinges. The front is decorated with three large tulips, lilies and spiral buds with long flat leaves springing from a mound. The edge is encircled by a yellow band and blue dashes.


History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 34.5 cm
Height: 7.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England
  • Lambeth

Acquisition and important dates

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


17th Century, Late
Charles II
Circa 1680 CE - 1700 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, greenish-turquoise, yellow and manganese-purple)
Back composed of tin-glaze ( dull, bluish-white) slip ( pale)
Front composed of tin-glaze ( white)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1498-1928
Primary reference Number: 72092
Old object number: 8
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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