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Dish: C.1962-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Bäriswil pottery

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Description

Buff earthenware coated with white slip on the front and back except for the base, and painted in lavender-blue, turquoise, yellow and manganese-brown under clear glaze. The circular dish has a scalloped edge, a narrow rim, deep curved sides, and a flat base. The well is decorated in the middle with a standing peasant woman wearing a turquoise jacket and brown skirt with a striped and embroidered apron. The sides of the well are decorated with two floral sprigs and two larger arrangements of foliated scrolls. The scalloped edge is dappled in manganese-brown.

Notes

History note: Thun, 1904; Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 29 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bäriswil ⪼ Canton of Bern ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th-early 19th century
Circa 1780 - 1820

Note

Possibly made in the Kräuchi family workshop

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( lavender blue, turquoise, yellow, manganese-brown)
Surface composed of lead-glaze ( presumed lead-glaze; except base) slip ( white; except base)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.1962-1928
Primary reference Number: 72913
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 4 May 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

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

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