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Plate: C.2327-1928

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Nevers pottery (Production)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware plate painted in blue, green, yellow, manganese-purple with the Virgin standing holding the Christ Child, trees, and a border of pansy or viola sprays, and a yellow line near the edge

Notes

History note: M.onsieurTaurine, Rouen, from whom purchased on October 21, 1925 for 85 francs (about 17/- at the then rate of exchange) by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.5 cm
Height: 3.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Nevers ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
Production date: dated AD 1787

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow, dark yellow, and manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in blue, green, yellow, dark yellow, and manganese-purple high-temperature colours
Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: marie girard 1787
  • Location: On front below figure
  • Method of creation: Painted in manganse-purple
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2327-1928
Primary reference Number: 73366
Old object number: 4624
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 23 March 2016 Last processed: Sunday 28 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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