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Dish: The Temptation or Fall: C.1615-1928

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Titles

Dish: The Temptation or Fall

Maker(s)

Possibly Norfolk House (Pottery)
unidentified London pottery (Pottery)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, turquoise-green, and yellow, and sponged in blue, with Adam and Eve on either side of the Tree of Knowledge

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed

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: 34.5 cm
Height: 7.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Early 18th Century
Queen Anne
George I
Circa 1705 CE - 1720 CE

Note

Probably made in the London area, possibly at Norfolk House, Lambeth

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Back composed of lead-glaze ( greenish) slip ( pale) Front composed of tin-glaze Decoration

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1615-1928
Primary reference Number: 72312
Old object number: 1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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