- Museum number
Dish; tin-glazed earthenware; painted in white on a dark blue ground; arms of Charles II in centre with supporters and motto; initials; foliated and floral scrolls with birds round rim; underside with four holes in footrim for suspension.
- Production date
- 1670-1680 (circa)
Diameter: 58.30 centimetres
Height: 9.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- This dish, considered to be French at the time of Hobson's Catalogue of English Pottery in the British Museum, 1903, was reattributed to England and was published as probably English by Michael Archer in 1973 when it was exhibited at the Rijksdmuseum, Amsterdam ('English Delftware/Engles Delfts Aardewerk', n.d.. It was still considered to be English by Hugh Tait in 1998 (see Ars Ceramica, no. 14, pp. 11-12)
Published as Nevers, France by Camille LePrince, La faïence française et les jardins de Le Nôtre, Paris 2014, cat.37.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1973 Mar-Jul, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum, English Delftware, cat. 53
'National Exhibition of Works of Art, Leeds, 1868 Museum of Art [signed 'Reynolds?' in ink] Proprietor' (printed label attached to underside of dish).
- Footrim chipped; repaired across rivets.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Acquired from sale of Captain John H. Reynolds, Christie's, 17-18 December 1896, lot 270
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number