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Dish: C.2508-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Limekiln Lane Pottery (Probably)
Proprietor of pottery: Pottery, William

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue with floral sprays in medallions

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed and painted in blue. Circular with sloping rim, shallow curved sides, and flat centre, standing on a footring. Decorated in the centre with a circular medallion containing a stylized floral spray with a border of alternating panels of trellis diaper and a stylized flower. This is surrounded by seven radiating ferns between panels enclosing a similar floral spray. Round the edge there is a border of alternating panels of trellis diaper and an oval medallion containing an insect. On the reverse there are O and III motifs on the back of the well and in the middle the initials WP joined over 3.

Notes

History note: Unknown before Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 32.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

18th Century, second quarter#
George II
Circa 1735 CE - 1740 CE

School or Style

Oriental

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
Tin-glazing

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in blue

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the W and P are joined

  • Text: WP/3
  • Location: On the back
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2508-1928
Primary reference Number: 73616
Old object number: 612
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 October 2019 Last processed: Friday 16 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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