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  • Place of origin:

    London (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca.1695-1710 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 138, The Harry and Carol Djanogly Gallery, case 2, shelf 5

Physical description

Tulips, lilies, spiral buds and flat leaves grow from a low mound, painted in blue, green, red and yellow. Blue dashes and blue and yellow lines at the rim. A partial circle of glaze removed at the centre by the foot of the dish fired with it. Three stilt marks on the front (8.5/9 cms point to point).
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: Shiny white on the front. A greyish tin-glaze which has dribbled and pooled over a pale slip covers almost the entire back. The foot-rim has been largely wiped clean of glaze. Back and front slightly crazed.
Shape: Shape A with more rounded well, a narrower, steeper flange and thicker, flatter foot-rim. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)

Place of Origin

London (probably, made)


ca.1695-1710 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in colours


Height: 6.7 cm, Diameter: 35 cm

Object history note

Purchased from Mr A.E. Perry, South Kensington, 1929.

Descriptive line

Tulips and lilies

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


Tin glaze; Earthenware


Glazed; Painted

Subjects depicted

Tulips; Lilies


Delftware; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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