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Fragment of a dish: C.4.16-1964

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Object information

Awaiting location update

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unknown

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Description

Pale buff earthenware, tin-glazed and painted in bright blue and dark yellow; the glaze on the reverse is a dark pinkish-grey The fragment is approximately D-shaped and has part of the footring of the dish on the reverse. The front is decorated with part of a tulip on a stem with a heart-shaped leaf on it, and to the right of it, two blue leaves on stems and one yellow bud on a stem.

Notes

History note: Found in central London (outside the City boundary); G.F. Lawrence of Wandsworth by whom given to Bernard Rackham (1876-1964)

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Bernard Rackham

Measurements and weight

Length: 8.6 cm
Width: 6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Rotterdam ⪼ Netherlands

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1964-03-12) by Rackham, Bernard

Dating

17th Century, Early#
1620 CE - 1650 CE

Note

Bernard Rackham, Keeper of Ceramics at the Victoria and Albert Museum, attributed this fragment of Rotterdam

School or Style

Baroque

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue and yellow)

Materials used in production

pale buff Earthenware
Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

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

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4.16-1964
Primary reference Number: 74808
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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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