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Dish: Tulips and other flowers growing from a mound: C.1501-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Dish: Tulips and other flowers growing from a mound

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 other flowers springing 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; reverse covered with bluish tin-glaze with numerous pin holes and speckles. Circular with deep curved sides, and slightly everted rim, standing on a footring. The front is decorated with three tulips, two lilies, six spiral buds and foliage springing from a pale turquoise-green mound. Round the edge there are blue and yellow bands and blue dashes

Notes

History note: Purchased in the neighbourhood of Oxford by the dealer, Abrahams, from whom purchased on 4 May 1894 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 35 cm
Diameter: 11 3/4 in
Height: 7.1 cm
Height: 2 3/4 in

Place(s) associated

  • Brislington ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 17th Century
James II
William III and Mary II
William III (1750-1702)
Anne
Circa 1685 CE - 1705 CE

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, pale turquoise-green, yellow, darker yellow, and brownish red)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
Tin-glaze

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; reverse covered with bluish tin-glaze with numerous pin holes and speckles

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1501-1928
Primary reference Number: 72101
Old object number: 14
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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