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Dish: C.2640-1928

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Current Location: In storage

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Factory: Unidentified

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Description

Deep tin-glazed earthenware plate with lobed edge, painted in green, yellow and manganese with a bust of Mary II and a wreath of tulips and stylized fruits and foliage

Pale buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in green, yellow, and manganese-purple. Circular with everted nine-lobed rim, deep sides, and almost flat centre, standing on a footring. In the middle within a frame of two concentric manganese-purple circles, is a half-figure of Mary II, crowned and, flanked by the initials K and M. On the sides there is a continuous stem with three green and manganese-purple tulips, and three pairs of yellow leaves with manganese-purple projections, flanked by round yellow fruits. On the underside of the rim there are three small peg marks.

Notes

History note: Mr Freeman, Cambridge, from whom purchased with C.2639-1928 for £3 in May 1899 by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21.5 cm
Height: 4.5 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

Late 17th Century
Circa 1690 CE - 1694 CE

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( copper-green, antimony- yellow, and manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding
Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: K M
  • Location: On either side of head
  • Method of creation: Painted in manganese-purple
  • Type: Initials

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2640-1928
Primary reference Number: 73839
Old object number: 1002
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 26 September 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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