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Dish

ca. 1760 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Rocks, flowers and plants in blue. The pigment appears watery and blotchy. The back has the letter F in the middle and four herbal sprigs on the flange in blue.
Body colour: Buff.
Glaze: Greyish white.
Shape: Shape K with wider, flatter flange. (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
Meat dish or tureen stand. Rocks, flowers and plants
Physical Description
Rocks, flowers and plants in blue. The pigment appears watery and blotchy. The back has the letter F in the middle and four herbal sprigs on the flange in blue.

Body colour: Buff.

Glaze: Greyish white.

Shape: Shape K with wider, flatter flange. (Alphabetic shape codes as used in appendix to Archer. Delftware. 1997)
Dimensions
  • Length: 51.1cm
  • Width: 40.4cm
Length: L. 51.1 cms (20 1/8 ins).() Width: W. 40.4 cms (15 7/8 ins)
Marks and Inscriptions
F (Back)
Object history
Sothebys. c.1969-70. Purchased from Messrs. Jellinek and Vermoutier, Kensington, 1970.
Production
Perhaps Irish or Glasgow
Subject depicted
Bibliographic References
  • 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
  • Garner and Archer, p.78, Pl: 136.B. Delftfield, p.33.
Other Number
G24. - <u>Delftware</u> (1997) cat. no.
Collection
Accession Number
C.17-1970

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record createdJanuary 29, 2000
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