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  • Place of origin:

    Norfolk House (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1702-ca. 1715 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Norfolk House pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case C, shelf 4

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)

Place of Origin

Norfolk House (possibly, made)


1702-ca. 1715 (made)


Norfolk House pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed A R.


Height: 5.5 cm, Diameter: 30.5 cm

Object history note

Purchased from Mr H.J. Wake, Cockermouth, Cumberland, 1872.

Descriptive line

Dish of tin-glazed earthenware, painted, possibly Norfolk House pottery, Norfolk House, 1702-ca. 1715

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

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

Production Note

London (may be Norfolk House)


Tin glaze; Earthenware


Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Sceptre; Orb; Crown; Tree


Delftware; Ceramics; Portraits; Royalty; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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