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Dish: C.2641-1928

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Production: Unidentified

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Description

Earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed and painted in blue, green, and yellow. Circular with a nine-lobed rim, deep sides, and flat centre, standing on a footring. The middle is decorated with a bust of William III wearing a yellow wig and armour, with below him, a curved stem with a tulip at either end, and above him, in blue, the inscription PVOR/KV GBT, surrounded by a garland of stylized tulips, daisy-like flowers, tendrils, and leaves.

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: 35 cm
Height: 6.7 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
Circa 1689 CE - 1702 CE

Note

The attribution to Delft is uncertain

School or Style

Baroque

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, green, yellow, and black)
Foot Diameter 14 cm

Materials used in production

Tin-glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed, and painted in blue, green, and yellow, with black outlines
Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: PVOR/KV GBT
  • Location: In the well on the front
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Inscription

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2641-1928
Primary reference Number: 73840
Old object number: R 1071
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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