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On display at V&A South Kensington
Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery

Dish

1702-ca. 1715 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Dish of tin-glazed earthenware, painted. Queen Anne seated between trees wearing a crown and holding orb and sceptre, painted in blue, ochre and strong copper green. Scrubby plants in the foreground. The foliage of the trees is sponged. Blue and yellow lines over blue dashes on the rim. Three stilt marks on the front (about 9.5 cms point to point).
Body colour: Buff. Glaze: White. A shiny lead-glaze, strongly green in one area and containing much tin with small blue spots covers the back. Prominent remains of three stilt marks on foot-rim (8.5/9 cms point to point).
Shape: Shape B with flat base to foot and without a groove on upper rim. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware, painted
Brief Description
Dish of tin-glazed earthenware, painted, possibly Norfolk House pottery, Norfolk House, 1702-ca. 1715
Physical Description
Dish of tin-glazed earthenware, painted. Queen Anne seated between trees wearing a crown and holding orb and sceptre, painted in blue, ochre and strong copper green. Scrubby plants in the foreground. The foliage of the trees is sponged. Blue and yellow lines over blue dashes on the rim. Three stilt marks on the front (about 9.5 cms point to point).

Body colour: Buff. Glaze: White. A shiny lead-glaze, strongly green in one area and containing much tin with small blue spots covers the back. Prominent remains of three stilt marks on foot-rim (8.5/9 cms point to point).

Shape: Shape B with flat base to foot and without a groove on upper rim. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)
Dimensions
  • Height: 5.5cm
  • Diameter: 30.5cm
Height: Ht. 5.5 cms (2 3/16 ins).() Diameter: D. 30.5 cms (12 ins)
Marks and Inscriptions
Inscribed A R.
Object history
Purchased from Mr H.J. Wake, Cockermouth, Cumberland, 1872.
Production
London (may be Norfolk House)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Archer, Michael. Delftware: the tin-glazed earthenware of the British Isles. A catalogue of the collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: HMSO, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1997. ISBN 0 11 290499 8
Other Number
A12. - <u>Delftware</u> (1997) cat. no.
Collection
Accession Number
536-1872

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record createdJanuary 29, 2000
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