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Plate: C.2582-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unidentified Delft factory (Production)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware plate painted in blue with Susannah and the Elders in a formal garden setting, surrounded by a pseudo-Chinese scroll border interrupted by a panel below the scene enclosing the inscription 'SUSANNA/KAP:IVS: 19-26.'

Notes

History note: Purchased in Antwerp in 1894 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.4 cm
Height: 2.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Delft ⪼ Holland ⪼ Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

First half of 18th Century
Circa 1700 - 1750

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Pale buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in blue
Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: the S following IV is raised

  • Text: SUSANNA/KAP:IVS: 19-26
  • Location: On front in border below scene
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2582-1928
Primary reference Number: 73747
Old object number: 63
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 14 February 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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