Skip to main content

Dish: Gl.C.48-1928

An image of Dish

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Unknown (Probably)




Dish. Earthenware, the front with slip-trailed and partly marbled slip decoration, under lead glaze; the reverse unglazed. Circular with a deep well, slanting rim and crinkled edge. In the middle is a large formal rose with long sepals surrounded by tulips alternating with buds. The petals of the flowers are marbled. The rim is decorated to imitate a row of petals with pointed sepals between.


History note: Stated to have been in the possession of the Penistone family, Baslow, Derbyshire; Miss Emmie G.; purchased by Dr J.W.L. Glaisher, 27 May 1925.

Legal notes

Dr J. W. L. Glaisher Bequest

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 44.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Ticknall ⪼ Derbyshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century
Circa 1700 CE - 1800 CE


The red body, distinct from the buff of the Bolsover wares, seems to indicate Ticknall as the place of origin.

Components of the work


Materials used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: Gl.C.48-1928
Primary reference Number: 77073
Glaisher MS Catalogue: 4850
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Sunday 4 June 2023 Last processed: Friday 15 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Dish" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-06-25 08:31:10

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Dish |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-25 08:31:10|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Dish</figcaption>

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...