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Dish

Earthenware dish with a central decoration of a brick-red bird. Band on the rim consists of black-haired busts with letters "R" and "W" in-between them.
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  • Earthenware dish with a central decoration of a brick-red bird. Band on the rim consists of black-haired busts with letters "R" and "W" in-between them.

Date:

1690/1710

Artist:

Staffordshire, England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Applied Arts of Europe

Artist

Staffordshire Potteries

Title

Dish

Place

Staffordshire (Object made in)

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Made 1690–1710

Medium

Lead-glazed earthenware with slip decoration

Inscriptions

Inscription: "W / R" repeated on border of dish for William Rex or King William III of England

Dimensions

7.2 × 46.4 cm (2 13/16 × 18 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Richard T. Crane Jr. Memorial Fund

Reference Number

1959.55

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