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Dish: C.2483-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified Delft factory

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with half-length portraits of William III and Mary II

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue. Circular with a wide rim and shallow well. In the middle are half-length portraits of William III and Mary II, both crowned, the king wearing armour and holding a sceptre, with below them, a horizontal band with the initials 'K.W.D.I. K.G.V.B.' (sic). The rim is decorated with a border of flowering plants, rocks and birds in Chinese style.

Notes

History note: Bought at Dover for £7.0.0. on 19 June 1905 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 33.7 cm
Height: 5.2 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
William III and Mary II
Circa 1689 - 1694

School or Style

Baroque

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Components of the work

Decoration composed of high temperature colour ( blue derived from cobalt oxide)
Base Diameter 15.4 cm

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: K.W.D.I. K.G.V.B.
  • Location: On front below portraits
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2483-1928
Primary reference Number: 73579
Old object number: 2297
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 3 October 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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