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Jug: C.2634-1928

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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, green, yellow with manganese-purple outlines. The jug has a bulbous body, a wide neck, and a loop handle. The front is decorated with a half-figure of William III crowned flanked by tulips, and the initials "K W" for Koning Willem, On each side there is a bird and a spray.

Notes

History note: Bought by the vendor at Launceston for about £5.13s.; Mr Dando, 18 York Street Bath, from whom purchased for £6.10s. 0d. in January 1915 (arrived in Cambridge on 12 January) by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.8 cm
Width: 11.5 cm
Width: 13.7 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
William III (1750-1702)
Circa 1689 CE - 1702 CE

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decorsation composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, green, yellow, and manganese-purple)
Base Diameter 18.5 cm
Body
Decoration

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: KW
  • Location: On frpmt
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Initials

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2634-1928
Primary reference Number: 73831
Old object number: 3716
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 10 October 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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