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Dish: Queen Anne: C.1635-1928

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Titles

Dish: Queen Anne

Maker(s)

Possibly Norfolk House (Pottery)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenwre painted in blue, yellow, and bluish-green, and sponged in blue with a standing figure of Queen Anne, initialled A R; border of blue and yellow bands and blue dashes

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed and painted in blue, yellow, bluish-green, and manganese-purple, and sponged in blue; the reverse has yellowish lead-glaze. Circular with everted rim, and curved sides, standing on a footring. Decorated in the middle with a standing figure of Queen Anne wearing a crown, and holding an orb in her left hand and a sceptre in her right. On either side of her are two sponged blue trees, and in the foreground, blue grasses on a greenish-blue ground. Round the outer edge there are blue and yellow bands, and blue dashes.

Notes

History note: Mr Freeman of Cambridge, from whom purchased for £5.10s.0d. in 1899 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 35.3 cm
Height: 5.5 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
Circa 1702 CE - 1714 CE

Note

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

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration

Materials used in production

blue, bluish-green, yellow, and manganese-purple High-temperature colours buff Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, the front tin-glazed greyish-white, and painted in blue, bluish-green, yellow, and manganese-purple, and sponged in blue; the reverse covered with pale slip and yellowish-lead-glaze

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: AR
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1635-1928
Primary reference Number: 72364
Old object number: 1008
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 January 2019 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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