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Plate: C.1511B-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Pottery (Production)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with stylized flowers and foliage and the inscription and date B/S.M/1703 flanked by palm fronds tied with a bow at the bottom; a pair with C.1511A-1928.

Notes

History note: Dr Hugh Playfair collection; sold Sotheby's, 4 May 1928, Porcelain, Pottery and glass; glass pictures and furniture, De Hugh Playfair, lot 49; Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Note

Catalogue by Rackham (1935) as English but probably Continental, perhaps Dutch

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue)

Materials used in production

pale buff Earthenware Tin-glazing

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed and painted in blue

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: B/S.M/1703
  • Location: On rim
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1511B-1928
Primary reference Number: 72122
Old object number: 5023
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 16 August 2017 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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