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: N3177

: Applied Art

: plate

: Tin-glazed earthenware Britton shape E plate. It is painted in blue and yellow (sashes) on a pale blue glaze. In the centre there are painted head and shoulder portraits of Mary and Willliam, both crowned. Mary wears beads around her neck and has a low cut (décolletée) dress, which reveals her breasts. William wears a ruff. Identified by initials ' WMR ' between the heads.

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: Bristol, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK) / England, Northern Europe, Europe

: Bristol (probably)

: 1690

: [Book] Britton, Frank. 1982. English Delftware in the Bristol Collection. 3.4.

: Sir Gilbert Mellor bequest, 1947.