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Plate: C.2099-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Unidentified Manises pottery (Pottery)


Tin-glazed earthenware plate painted in coppery- brown lustre

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed dark cream, and painted in coppery-brown lustre. Circular with a small base, curved sides and slightly everted rim. There are three spur marks in the middle. In the centre there is a lustred disk surrounded by two concentric circles. The sides are decorated with circular fruits, nuts, or leaves singly or on coiling stems with a background of dots. Round the outer edge there are two narrow bands and a broad band, The reverse is decorated with four lustred C-swirls.


History note: Sotheby's, 3 March, 1922, part of lot 87; bought by Hayman for Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, FRS, Trinity College, Cambridge

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19 cm
Height: 4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Manises ⪼ Valencia ⪼ Spain

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928-12-07) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr


Late 17th-early 18th Century
Circa 1675 - 1750

Components of the work

Decoration composed of reduced-pigment lustre ( brownish)

Materials used in production

dark cream Tin-glaze Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware tin-glazed and painted in coppery-brown lustre

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2099-1928
Primary reference Number: 76602
Old object number: 3758
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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