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Dish: C.2481-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware dish with fluted sides and wavy edge, painted in blue with a bust of William III, flanked by tulips, and WR above, surrounded by a border of stylized tulips, daisy-like flowers, tendrils and leaves

Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in blue. Circular with a wavy edge and lightly gadrooned sides and well, standing on a footring. In the middle is a bust of William III, crowned, bewigged, and wearing armour, with the initials W R above. On either side of him there is a tulip and leaves on a curving stem. Round the sloping rim there is a garland of stylized tulips, daisy-like flowers, tendrils and leaves.

Notes

History note: Bought in London about 1893 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 30.5 cm
Height: 7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Delft ⪼ Holland ⪼ United Provinces of the Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century, Late
Circa 1689 - 1702

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt)
Foot Diameter 11 cm

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding
Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

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

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2481-1928
Primary reference Number: 73574
Old object number: 70
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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