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Dish: C.313-1991

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Current Location: In storage


Production: Unidentified Friesland factory




Buff earthenware, the reverse lead-glazed, probably over a slip, the front tin-glazed and painted in yellow and manganese-purple. In the middle, within two concentric manganese circles, there is a knight in 17th century armour mounted on a charger going to the left. In the background there are stylized bushes, and on the left, a house. Round the rim there is a border comprising sausage shapes between wavy lines with spots in the spaces, flanked by two wide and two narrow concentric bands.


History note: Henry Scipio Reitlinger; the Reitlinger Trust, Maidenhead, from whom transferred to the Fitzwilliam Museum in 1991.

Legal notes

H.S. Reitlinger Bequest, 1950; transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 35.5 cm
Height: 6.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991-04-29) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


18th century
Circa 1700 - 1800

Components of the work

Reverse composed of slip ( possibly) lead-glaze
Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( yellow and manganese-purple)
Front composed of tin-glaze

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular green label

  • Text: SOT and four rows of letters and numbers
  • Method of creation: Printed in black and hand-written inpencil
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.313-1991
Primary reference Number: 74418
Packing number: EURCER 130
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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

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