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Plate: C.2316-1928

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Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unknown




Tin-glazed earthenware painted in manganese-purple, blue and yellow with St Peter, a cock, and a church

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in manganese-purple outlines, blue and yellow. Circular with a slanting, slightly curved sides, and flat centre. There are three spur marks on the base. In the middle is a medallion enclosing St Peter standing holding two keys and a book, with a church to the right, and a cock to the left; below, the name and date: 'Pierre Seez 1734' in mnganese-purple. The medallions is framed by two concentric circles, and trefoils in a zig-zag line. Below the rim there is a border of six panels of two different trellis patterns interruped by six oval panels containing half a flower


History note: Purchased in France, about 1900

Legal notes

Dr J.W.L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Nevers ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, second quarter#
Production date: AD 1734 : dated

School or Style

faience populaire

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high temperature colours
Rim Diameter 22.7 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Pale buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed and painted in manganese-purple, blue, and yellow

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2316-1928
Primary reference Number: 76715
Old object number: 1353
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 14 February 2019 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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