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Dish: C.2482-1928

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Delft factory

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in shades of greyish-blue with bust portraits of William III and Mary II both crowned, under a curtain with cords and tassels, and an inscription below; on the reverse, alternating circles and raidal strokes

Notes

History note: Christie's, 3 December 1909, one of two items in lot 202; purchased for £6.6s. by Mr Stoner with 10% commission on behalf of Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 29.6 cm
Height: 5.5 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

Late 17th Century
William III and Mary II
Circa 1689 CE - 1694 CE

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of cobalt oxide
Base Diameter 18 cm

Materials used in production

bluish-white Tin-glaze
buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: K.W.D.3./M.S.K.L.V.G.B.T.
  • Location: On front
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2482-1928
Primary reference Number: 73578
Old object number: 3094
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 October 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 22 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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