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Dish: Tulips and foliage: C.1499-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Dish: Tulips and foliage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Brislington Pottery

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, pale turquoise-green, yellow, darker yellow, and brownish-red with tulips and foliage growing from a mound; round the edge, blue and yellow bands and blue dashes

Buff earthenware, the front tin-glazed and painted in blue, pale turquoise-green, yellow, darker yellow, and brownish-red; the reverse, covered with tin-glaze with bluish areas; four bare patches near the edge are consistent with finger marks. Circular with a sloping rim, and shallow curved well, standing on a footring. The front is painted with three tulips, two lilies, six spiral buds and foliage springing from a green mound, The edge is encircled by a blue and a yellow band and closely spaced blue dashes.

Notes

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: 35 cm
Diameter: 13 3/4 in
Height: 7.2 cm
Height: 2 7/8 in

Place(s) associated

  • Brislington ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th or early 18th century
James II
William III and Mary II
William III (1750-1702)
Anne
Circa 1685 CE - 1705 CE

Note

See the similar tulip designs on dishes, C.1500-1928, C.1501-1928, C.1502-1928

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Back composed of tin-glaze ( bluish and streaky; four bare patches, consistent with finger marks on the edge)
Front composed of tin-glaze ( white)
Decoration composed of high-temperature colours

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, the front tin-glazed and painted in blue, pale turquoise-green, yellow, darker yellow, and brownish-red; the reverse, covered with tin-glaze with bluish areas; four bare patches near the edge are consistent with finger marks

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1499-1928
Primary reference Number: 72093
Old object number: 16
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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