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Charger with flowers in a vase

Date: c.1660-1680
Overall: 8.5 x 41.5 cm (3 3/8 x 16 5/16 in.)
Medium: Delftware, tin glaze, lead glaze, press moulded, and thrown.
Credit Line: Gift of George and Helen Gardiner
Origin:England, Bristol, Bristol
Object number: G83.1.428
DescriptionBlue-dash charger, with an arrangement of tulips and carnations issuing from an almost spherical vase. The centre is painted with a yellow sun with a human face and enclosed by petals. It is encircled by a blue-dash everted rim, and the reverse with a mottled straw-coloured glaze. It is painted in a palette of ochre, yellow, copper-green and blue.