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Dish: C.1893-1928

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Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Production: Workshop 1

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Description

Red earthenware, the front coated with cream slip and painted in red and buff slips, green, and manganese-purple under a greenish tinged lead-glaze; reverse unglazed. The front is decorated with four formal tulips flanking a central stem with paired leaves and a large daisy-like flower. The date '1741' is painted at the top on either side of the central flower. Under the rim there is a loop for suspension

Notes

History note: Mrs Born-Straub, Thun, from whom bought in 1894 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 28 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Langnau ⪼ Canton of Bern ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
Production date: dated AD 1741

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Front composed of slip ( cream) lead-glaze
Decoration composed of oxide colour ( green)

Materials used in production

Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1893-1928
Primary reference Number: 72820
Old object number: 1980
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 27 November 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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